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?
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 facilitating with t...

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...

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 possi...

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...

09 Apr 2021

5 Leadership Lessons Learnt From The Australian Military
The military has understood for centuries the need for leadership development early in a career. In my time in the RAAF, I learnt 5 key leadership development lessons. Basic military training is far more than the movie stereotype of push-ups, yelling and polishing shoes. (Although, when I joined the Air Force in 1992, my first 6 weeks felt just like that!). Basic training is the opportu...

08 Feb 2021

Michael Peiniger - Leaders Push Through The Discomfort Of Difficult Conversations
Do you shy away from having difficult conversations? What is the impact (on you and on the person you are avoiding? No one likes difficult conversations. Good leaders understand the importance of them and the need to keep themselves, their team and their business on track - which sometimes involves a difficult conversation. Every person can 'drift' away from what is needed, and an ...

01 Feb 2021

Great Leaders Are Humble Learners
Great leaders are humble (and curious) learners. In our experience, the best leaders recognise there is always more to learn - they aren't afraid to put their hand up to ask, to question, to listen and to adapt their behaviour. Whether it be through reading, listening, private reflection, executive coaching, group workshops, psychometric tools, talking with peers, mentoring with your ...

14 Sep 2020

Developing Your Leadership?
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...