06 Apr 2021

Great Leaders Are Humble Learners
What will you do to be a better leader in Quarter 2 than you were in Quarter 1? Will you be a humble learner? Did the end of March catch you by surprise? How did we get here so fast? It was very easy to get caught in the whirlwind of 'busy' and 'getting things done' without taking pause to consider of they were 'the RIGHT things to get done'. I will be the first to admit - I didn't...

26 Mar 2021

How Scott Morrison is failing the personal leadership test
In short, Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, is failing the personal leadership test. This not only impacts his personal standing as a leader, but has profound impacts on all of his constituents. ‘A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong’Simon Sinek My last Air Force post had the motto ‘Acce...

25 Mar 2021

A leaders should not take credit
'A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong' Simon Sinek. This struck such a cord with me this morning. My last post when I was in the Air Force (many moons ago) was at Officers Training School, which holds the motto 'Accept Responsibility'. It meant a lot to me then and framed how I tried to behave as an ...

16 Mar 2021

Toxic environments equate to poor leadership. Toxic environments, toxic cultures - they flourish when leadership chooses to ignore a problem person or issue, and hopes that it will go away or 'sort itself out'. Toxic cultures and workplaces start with 'drift' - the difference between what is expected in behaviour and performance, and what is delivered. We expect our leaders to hav...

03 Mar 2021

Executive Leadership Coaching Testimonial - James Ratten - 4 Legs Petfood
Wednesday is all about gratitude at the Institute of Management & Leadership Development. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with great leaders and managers of the calibre of John Ratten at 4 Legs Petfood, seeking to develop leadership and management skills for the benefit of his team and business. It has been our pleasure to work with the managers of 4 Legs Petfood for t...

01 Mar 2021

How important are values to your leadership & business
How important are values to your leadership or your business? Well - it depends on whether they are 'absolute' or 'development' values. If you want your leadership to grow and your team to seek improvement, then developmental values are highly important. How Important Are Values To Your Leadership? Values can:🔹 give a leader an opportunity to align with what is important and what t...

25 Feb 2021

Does Your Team Perform At Altitude
Does your team perform at altitude? Do they lift you up or pull you down? It takes something to ensure that both you and your team fly at Altitude. What is Altitude? It is your teams performance. If you have a great team - good individual performers that work together, positive culture and supportive of each other) the team will fly higher in performance. Because of that positive ene...

17 Feb 2021

We are very grateful to Ruma Dak (she/her) for her very kind recommendation following completion of the Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief.When you are looking to understand your leadership behaviours and capabilities, the CheckPoint is the perfect place to start. Michael Peiniger and the team at Institute of Management & Leadership Development are highly skilled at provided ...

16 Feb 2021

I'm genuinely excited to be part of this program! Workshop 2 of the In-House program kicks off this Friday focussing on Developing and Using Emotional Intelligence - focussing on self-awareness and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of individual leadership.We make things a little more practical and a little more personal than your regular Diploma - because that is how you develo...

15 Feb 2021

Everyone deserves to work for a great leader. Will you become on of them?
Everyone deserves to work for a great leader. You know the type of leader that I am talking about. Someone who has a passion for what they do - so much so that it becomes infectious and others 'just want to be around them'. The type of person that takes the time to get to know you and what you want to achieve, then helps you to try and achieve them. The person that leads by example a...