05 Nov 2019

Jenn Donovan Podcast - How to Hire Right with Michael Peiniger
I had the chance last week to sit down with Jenn Donovan from Social Media and Marketing Australia to discuss 'How to Hire Right' as we approach this holiday season. If you are a small business owner and you haven't heard Jenn's podcast before - do your self a favour and take a listen as some of her previous podcast episodes. there is some absolute gold there for small business owners...

31 Oct 2019

Learning On the Lead: Listen and Be Present for Your Team. Cute Dog Picture
Lesson 3 - Listening and being present are important to your team Having a team leader that is motivated, passionate, driven and excited by making change are all wonderful things to have when you are in a team. Equally, it is very comforting to know that your Team Leader is there to listen and provide advice when you need it - it provides the 'steady hand' that is required to guide a te...

27 Oct 2019

How to Build High Performing Teams
On Monday 28th October at 11am, Michael will be going live on Youtube with Mat Bankes of the The Daily Bee, discussing all things related to building high-performing teams. It takes a little bit more than motivation to develop a team from average, to good, to high performing. In this Youtube discussion, Michael will cover off the 5 areas of focus that can help develop your team to high-p...

25 Oct 2019

Learning On The Lead - Lesson 2. Protect Your Team
Lesson 2 - You need to protect your team from outside forces With Jake in our family, it has reminded me of the requirement to look and act like the leader at all times. A simple example of behaving like a leader involves playing with Jake. Pulling on a rope, throwing a ball and chasing a Frisbee are all great games to play with Jake (with varying success), but getting down to his level...

22 Oct 2019

Integrity is not Everything
Integrity is not everything, and certainly not for developing leaders and leadership. Integrity is one of the most overused and misunderstood words in the English language. While it is often conferred on great male and female leaders ('Y is a person of character and integrity') it is often used as a battering ram of judgement when someone has made a mistake (' X has no integrity'). In t...

18 Oct 2019

Learning On the Lead - Lesson 1
Lesson 1 - The team rules need to be understood by the whole team The addition of our dog Jake to the household has forced us to consider our house rules and what will be tolerated / not tolerated by all members of the family. Would Jake be an inside or outside dog? What rooms will Jake be allowed in? How do we deal with discipline issues with the dog? How do we react when he j...

28 Aug 2019

6 Reasons for cultural silos and how to avoid them
When it comes to managing the dynamics of the people in your team, near enough is not good enough. When people talk about a business being ‘siloed’ - what they are actually referring to is a business that has created so many people ‘work arounds’ or people ‘avoidances’, that entire business units no longer function effectively. This can stem from something as simple as two Department Hea...

27 Aug 2019

Velocity Leadership CheckPoint - Leadership Profile
The Velocity Leadership Checkpoint is just that - it is an opportunity to see how your leadership performing at a moment in time - a leadership checkpoint. The Velocity Leadership Checkpoint is unique because: It is used at the start of Kameleons leadership programs, workshops and executive coaching programs to assess current levels of leadership behaviour. It is used at the end of...

20 Aug 2019

What are your leadership strengths? What are your weaknesses? Being able to utilise your leadership strengths can have a significant impact on your leadership and how you lead your team. There are 1000's of leadership traits and behaviours - but we have focussed on this list of 25 based on our experience coaching and facilitating with thousands of supervisors, managers and leaders, both...

24 Jul 2019

High Performance Team workshop 2019 - Office Choice
One of the best parts of working in the leadership / team /culture space is that I get to work with some truly dedicated people seeking to make a positive change for their business. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with the senior leadership team at Office Choice Ltd this week for the High Performance Teams workshop. These guys already perform at a strong level and...