07 Dec 2021

Getting the balance right with difficult conversations can take some effort. Confession time: Sometimes my explanations are nowhere near as good as the explanations of the leaders and managers I am working with.That was the case yesterday. The Emerging Leaders Program Workshop 8 was all about overcoming FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real) in having a difficult conversation and not be...

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...

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...

22 Oct 2021

Diploma of Leadership and Management - Lead & Manage Team Effectiveness
Well we timed that badly, didn't we? 😂 First day of 'freedom' in Melbourne and we planned day 1 of our new Diploma of Leadership and Management cohort! Despite the desire (and request) for margaritas before lunch (which I might add seems like a great way to facilitate a Diploma program 😀 ) we kicked off the new program with a bang, starting with the workshop 'Lead and Manage Team Effe...

25 Aug 2021

Responsible or Accountable Leader
Are you a more responsible or accountable leader? When it comes to leading others, leading teams and leading high-performing teams, there is always a balance between getting your own work completed as well as that of your team. Often we can get caught doing all of our own work, and not paying attention tot he work of our team. Likewise, we can easily be focussed on the team's work and ne...

12 Jun 2021

Developing Your Leadership
Are you developing your leadership? Question: Do you know what your leadership strengths are? How about 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 facilitatin...

24 May 2021

Practical Leadership Training Can Make All The Difference
A well designed leadership training activity can be fun and challenging as well as meeting clear learning outcomes. In a recent unit of the Diploma of Leadership & Management (Manage Operational Plan), what looks like play is the culmination of an activity that required planning, communication, resource allocation, budgeting, trial, design, leadership, teamwork, assessment and review...

21 May 2021

Leadership Program Testimonial - Alex Reynolds NCV
Thank you Alex Reynolds for sharing your IMLD Leadership Program experience with Michael Peiniger and the impact that it has had on your leadership and your team. I have participated in a few of Michael's programs and will keep returning.. Michael's natural enthusiasm, and willingness to always step out of his own comfort zone, made it easier for everyone in the courses to follow his ...

13 May 2021

Leadership Insight: When did you last give your best?
When did you last give your best? When was the last time you gave 'your best' at something? I mean, your very best? What impact does this have on your leadership and the leadership of your team?10 years ago (I know!) I posted an article following the video clip below regarding your best.  In the video, the coach pushes his player, and encourages him to go beyond what he thought was ...

12 May 2021

Leadership Testimonial - Rod Palmer - Lyondellbasell
Thanks, Rod Palmer for the lovely words! I have loved facilitating our leadership program with you and the team at Lyondellbasdell, and I am looking forward to the future sessions. If you are looking to develop your leadership skills, get your team back on track, build a team culture of high-performance, or just looking to work one on one on some of those 'less confident' issues , the...