31 May 2022

Leading others is more than empowerment or wielding authority
Leadership is more than just empowerment. A recent post on LinkedIn from Leadership First posted this image about leadership, empowering people and wielding authority - and I had to disagree. The line between 'wielding authority' to 'empowering people' isn't a binary choice - it is a continuum, and all points on that continuum are useful to a leader. You Need Skills and Experience to ...

27 May 2022

Experiential Leadership Workshop - Summer Foundation - 25 May 2022
Experiential Leadership Training makes all the difference for emerging leaders. It is so exciting to work with teams in person again! Thank you to Alecia Rathbone, Joanne E Mear and Melody Carbarns for the opportunity to work with your amazing team from Summer Foundation Ltd Housing Hub, taking part in the Experiential Leadership Workshop last week! Knowing Leadership Makes No Differe...

19 May 2022

Michael Peiniger PCC Accreditation
It is said that 'before you can lead others, you must lead yourself'. Raising the bar for executive leadership coaching takes not only skill and effort, but also a focus on personal development and training. I also believe that to be an effective leadership coach, you need to be willing to be coached yourself - after all, if you don't believe in the process, why should potential clients?...

17 May 2022

Leaders Developing Leaders - Zoe Daniel Interview
In this episode of Leaders Developing Leaders, we have the pleasure of talking with Zoe Daniel, independent candidate for the Federal seat of Goldstein, prior to the upcoming Federal election on 21 May 2022, to talk all things leadership and team. In addition to being an independent political candidate, Zoe is a mum, wife, journalist, and foreign correspondent. As a journalist in nea...

20 Apr 2022

When A Leadership Strength Can Become A Weakness
Has your leadership strength become a weakness? Do you know that phrase ‘you can have too much of a good thing’? It doesn’t only apply to food (although I can attest to that as well after Easter in relation to chocolate eggs) - it can also apply to leadership strengths and traits as well. A leadership strength can easily become a weakness when it is overused. I was reminded of this fa...

11 Apr 2022

Be the leader everyone respects
TRUST - building it, maintaining it, harnessing it - is the glue to being the leader that everyone respects and wants to work for. This image and thought has been a key part of the marketing for IMLD for the last 9 months - seeking to develop leaders and leadership in businesses so that all members of the business can have a leader that everyone respects and wants to work for. This ta...

10 Mar 2022

Testimonials - Leadership Training - Rebecca Evans - Emerging Leaders Program
Thank you Rebecca Evans 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. 'Going through Michael's Emerging Leaders program has been fantastic. I came out of the program with a new sense of what leadership meant and a new repertoire of tools and techni...

07 Mar 2022

IMLD Emerging Leaders Program - Workshop 12
The IMLD Emerging Leaders Program - Workshop 12 is being completed this afternoon with the amazing team from Summer Foundation Ltd. It is with a tinge of sadness that I prepare for the final workshop developing the leadership skills and management behaviours of this amazing group of people. This leadership program includes 12 Workshops over 6 months developing leadership skills, ...

28 Feb 2022

True Leadership - Be Somebody Who Makes Everybody Feel Like a Somebody
True leadership makes everybody feel like a somebody. Leaders play such an important role in business and society - not only in the financial wellbeing of their business, but in the social and psychological well being of their team / people. I get to see both sides of this coin as an Executive Coach and CEO at Institute of Management & Leadership Development. On the one hand, I ge...

22 Feb 2022

Why Do Leaders Work With An Executive Leadership Coach?
Why do leaders, managers and business owners - many of whom lead strong successful businesses already - choose to work with an Executive Coach or Executive Leadership Coach? We asked several of our current and former Melbourne executive coaching clients what they wanted to work on and develop through the executive coaching process. Their responses were wide ranging - with 11 key reasons ...