14 Sep 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...

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...

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...

20 May 2020

Wednesday is all about gratitude at Kameleons - Developing Leaders - it is a pleasure to work with dedicated leaders that want to extend knowledge and skills for themselves as well as their teams! To be able to have open, honest and constructive conversations in the workplace is crucial at all times, but especially now with circumstances that can change rapidly. Thank you #leadership ...

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...

07 May 2020

Leadership Development: 10 Things to Give Up
This fantastic graphic was recently posted on Zig Ziglar's Facebook page (credit to the author). The list reminded me of many of the Coaching Outcomes that my Executive Coaching clients are seeking to impact in the leadership, with their team and in their lives. While each of the '10 Things to Give Up' could fall into the realm of personal development, the impact of these behaviours o...

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...

06 Dec 2019

Learning On The Lead - Lesson 7
Lesson 7: Learn the things you shouldn't do in the team. There are many disadvantages to running your own business, but one advantage is being able to work the way you want; particularly when the subject of this blog is asleep at my feet. Lesson 7 follows on from Lessons 1, 5 and 6, and relates to behaviour that is not accepted by the team. As Jake has developed from a puppy in our house...

25 Nov 2019

Great leaders are great simplifiers. What can you take control of this morning to make life simpler for the people around? Mondays can be a mad rush - planning and tasks to complete, meeting to attend and people to see. What can you do this morning (what can you add, take away, explain without jargon) that will make life for your team easier this week? That one thing can make the world o...