07 Jul 2020

When a Leadership Group Becomes a Team
Are you part of a group or are you part of a team? Many people at work often state that they are part of a team, but does the behaviour of the people you work with match the requirements of being a team?I love this quote from Norman Hidle (with pronouns adjusted for 2020) that focusses on how sure / safe / secure each member is in their place in the team - so much so that they are able (...

07 Jul 2020

Are you more of a Responsible 👈 or Accountable 👉 leader? Do you push yourself harder than your team (more Responsible) or your team harder than yourself (more Accountable)? Or are your responsibility / accountability behaviours in balance? Not knowing could be having a negative effect on either yourself as leader or your team. https://vimeo.com/390333094 🔼 Too responsible (wit...

02 Jul 2020

Yes - it is as simple as that. If large volumes of people are leaving a business of their own choice - look upwards at the cause.That can be really hard to stomach when you are the person at the top - but if you don't change your approach or reflect on why, it will keep happening.#leadershipcoach #leadership #executivecoaching #leadershipdevelopment#difficultconversations...

02 Jul 2020

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...

30 Jun 2020

Difficult Conversations - Michael Peiniger
Does anyone actually like having difficult conversations? We surveyed over a hundred of our Performance Management Essentials workshop participants, and here are the areas they struggled with in regards to having difficult / crucial conversations: 1️⃣ Not having confidence in being able to do it ‘right’ within HR limitations,2️⃣ Not knowing the ‘right’ words, and not wanting to cause ...

16 Jun 2020

Great Leaders adapt to their environment
Great leadership is about adjusting and adapting to your environment, not staying the same and hoping people will get 'back to normal'. Leaders know that both their internal and external business environments have changed with COVID19. The external environment is obvious - changes buying and selling conditions, sales either up or down, market confidence greatly different.The internal env...

11 Jun 2020

'We all hear many words of wisdom through peers and academia explaining why it's a good idea to use performance management but this was the first time anybody had offered me effective, practical advice on how to apply it. I found Michael's style to be direct and informal, using practical language backed up with minimal theoretical frameworks. The role plays with actors were high impact a...

03 Jun 2020

Wednesday is all about gratitude at Kameleons - Developing Leaders. It is a privilege to work with amazing leaders that not only seek to challenge themselves, but also seek to make a difference for their teams. When you hear that a team has pulled together, trust has been gained and the leader feels more empowered - it reinforces why I love doing what I do. Thank you for the recommendati...

01 Jun 2020

As the team you are responsible for gets larger - it is certainly worth focussing some time on the jobs / tasks that you NEED to continue doing, and reviewing the tasks that you NEED to let go of. Often tasks are maintained because of personal preference or comfort, not because of operational need.🔹Simple Monday Review: Take a look at the tasks in your To Do list. Are they things that yo...

29 May 2020

Have you had a realisation like this in the last couple of weeks? This was a timely reminder in a post from Peter Horrocks. There have been so many changes to routines and patterns - and while plenty have impacts and hardships on many - some changes to the routine have been for the better.For me, the lower graphic could have broken hard work into even smaller segments -many of which I ha...