09 Dec 2020

What are you too busy to change? Sometimes the answer to solving a problem is right in front of us, if only we didn't 'filter' it out and not see it in a state of constant busyness. When you see this image, what process, system or project in your business / life did you see? For me, it was a broken task / project management system for completing work. 3 or 4 different systems for a...

25 May 2020

👩‍👧‍👦👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 Your team will have changed dramatically in the last 8 weeks - beyond schooling arrangements and the comfort / discomfort of working from home or the hours worked. Don't assume that the team you had going into isolation will behave the same as the team coming out of isolation. Your team members may have a very different relationship with: 🔹You - as both leader, mentor, pe...

12 May 2020

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...

23 Apr 2020

Despite the difficulties that COVID19 has brought to countries and economies and families, there is still a lot to be grateful for. Health and emergency services workers, Defence personnel and businesses staying open above and beyond normal hours to provide essential services for those in need. In our world, we are also grateful for those business owners, CEOs and Managers that we are wo...

01 Apr 2020

Wednesday is all about gratitude at Kameleons - Developing Leaders (it feels like everyday should be at the moment!), and we wanted to say a big thank you to Adrian Carter, Joe Perri and Julian Barton for your lovely words following the Velocity workshop and debriefs of the Velocity Leadership CheckPoint. It is wonderful to work with dedicated leaders that want to extend kn...

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...

06 Sep 2015

Culture - How Does Your Business rate?
Measuring a culture’s success is a balance of both art and science. Going purely on ‘gut feel’ can ignore some important data that can impact culture; conversely, focussing only on statistics and engagement surveys can mask what is truly going on at the coalface. Rate your culture by assessing against the 5 areas of alignment, awareness, achievement, altitude and adaptability. Look at t...