14 Dec 2021

Emerging Leaders Program - Carla Granozio Testimonial
Thank you Carla Granozio for sharing your Emerging Leaders Program experience with Michael Peiniger and the impact that it has had on your leadership, goals and direction as a Team Leader at Summer Foundation. The Emerging Leaders training has been full of practical strategies and ideas that I can implement immediately with my team and has made me a much more efficient and impactful l...

13 Dec 2021

Executive Leadership Coaching - Summar Hammam Testimonial
Thank you Summar Hammam for sharing your Executive Leadership Coaching experience with Michael Peiniger and the impact that it has had on your leadership, goals and direction as a Director at Peerless JAL. 'Working with IMLD couldn't have come at a better time in my career. Taking the time and space to work with a coach regularly has enabled me to raise my management skills and focus ...

09 Dec 2021

What Are The Best Leadership Assessment Tools?
What are the best leadership assessment tools to assist you in becoming a better leader? Understanding your leadership qualities, as well as your leadership strengths and areas of development is a solid first step. A well designed leadership assessment tool and debrief should be the starting point for any leader looking to systematically develop their leadership qualities, their leadersh...

05 Dec 2021

Executive Leadership Coaching - Stuart Smith Testimonial
Thank you Stuart Smith for sharing your Executive Leadership Coaching experience with Michael Peiniger and the impact that it has had on your leadership, goals and direction as a Director at Fiscal Artisans PtyLtd. I have worked with Michael over a number of years as I transitioned in various roles and stages in my business and career. He is an excellent coach and mentor, and a great ...

30 Nov 2021

Executive Leadership Coaching - The First Session With a New Coach
The first executive leadership coaching session with a new client (!) - one of my favourite moments in a week / month. ❤️  The anticipation, the excitement - working with someone new, nervousness - building trust and developing a new relationship - and they are just my feelings!To be trusted enough to share in someones aspirations and change and play a small part in helping them cre...

16 Nov 2021

How Does Executive Coaching Actually Help Leaders?
Is executive coaching actually worth it? With all the talk in recent times of small business leaders and leaders / managers working with coaches (or executive coaches), what are the actually benefits? What difference can working with an executive coach have for you, your leadership, your team or your business? We spoke with several of our current and recently completed coaching clien...

25 Aug 2021

Responsible or Accountable Leader
Are you a more responsible or accountable leader? When it comes to leading others, leading teams and leading high-performing teams, there is always a balance between getting your own work completed as well as that of your team. Often we can get caught doing all of our own work, and not paying attention tot he work of our team. Likewise, we can easily be focussed on the team's work and ne...

24 Aug 2021

Leaders Own Their Mistakes
We all make mistakes - so why do so many leaders (and many with a public profile) find it so hard to admit it? Leaders own their mistakes. Admitting you made a mistake is not a sign of weakness - it is a sign of growth. You may have learnt more, understood more, realising your opinion didn't consider a particular point of view. Why is that so hard to admit? For many leaders, instea...

21 Aug 2021

First You Must Lead Yourself
Before leaders can lead others, you must be able to lead yourself - as well as look after themselves. I ❤️❤️ Adam Grant's post here - especially the parts about rest and breaks. For many leaders, the idea of a rest or a break seems like a sign of weakness. I have stopped counting the number of managers and leaders that I have coached, that when asked if they take a lunch break, an...

20 Aug 2021

Leaders Take Responsibility - Not Blame
Leaders take responsibility - not blame. This recent post from Leadership First doesn't quite get this right - I understand the sentiment but not the practicality in real teams. Rather than 'leaders take all of the blame' - I would focus more on leaders take all of the ownership and responsibility. They should certainly shoulder the blame for the team under their control - but all of ...