07 Dec 2021

I love to talk about leadership! It was a pleasure to chat with Jack Waddell from Own Your Success as part of the Own Your Success podcast series. There are so many things that a leader needs to be across and aware of, even before considering their own behaviour. I was asked a relatively simple question - what is the most important leadership trait that a leader ca...

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...

10 Nov 2021

The 7 Questions To Ask When Hiring An Executive Coach
Building a relationship with an executive coach is all about trust. Trust in their expertise, trust in their ability to tailor their knowledge / content to you, trust in their ability to help you achieve results. When choosing an executive coach to work with, you want to make sure that you are going to get results! In an unregulated industry, it is very easy to get caught up in the h...

20 May 2021

7 Tips To Help You Find Your Best Leadership Coach
When choosing a leadership coach to work with, you want to make sure that you are going to get results! In an unregulated industry, it is very easy to get caught up in the hype of a savvy sales pitch or a professional looking website from a prospective coach. But there are some simple questions to ask that can differentiate the good from the average, the true partner in developing your s...

19 May 2021

Executive Coach Shout Out
We at IMLD have believed for a long time, if an executive coach truly believes in coaching, they will have a coach themselves. After all, if a coach won't invest in the coaching process (or their own development or their own program), why should a client? In the middle of International Coaching Week, we wanted to shout out to 3 amazing coaches that we truly respect and have helped and gu...

18 May 2021

What do executive coaching clients say about coaching?
What do our executive coaching clients say about coaching? Why did they seek out a coach? What were they looking for? Did they achieve what they were looking for? We asked several of our current and recently completed coaching clients what they experienced in coaching and how they found the process overall. Here are some of the things they said: 'Leadership coaching with Michael Pe...

17 May 2021

Why have an executive leadership coach? Can you name a high performing sports star, athlete, singer, dancer or artist that doesn't have a coach? Coaches can provide a leaders and managers with a myriad of assistance in developing their leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Here are 7 ways an executive leadership coach can help your leaders improve their ‘thinking,...

17 Mar 2021

Leadership Assessment Tool - Bethany Whitters Testimonial
Completing a leadership assessment tool is the first step to understanding your leadership strengths and development opportunities. Thank you Bethany Whitters of Strategic Surveys, for taking the time to write a lovely Google review following completion of her Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief with Michael Peiniger. Wednesday is all about gratitude at the Institute of Managemen...

30 Sep 2020

Executive Leadership Coaching Testimonial - Billy Sullivan
A big thank you Billy Sullivan from Grease Monkey Games for the lovely recommendation of your Executive Leadership Coaching experience with Michael Peiniger - it is always a pleasure to work dedicated leaders seeking to take themselves and their teams to new levels! 'After officially taking on the role of COO in our company with no prior professional experience in such a role, I knew...