As AI goes mainstream are you ready for it?

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Over the summer holiday, it felt like one conversation kept appearing in articles I was reading… and that was ChatGPT. ChatGPT is an online tool where users can ask questions and get intelligent responses. It’s heralded as the best AI chatbot ever released to the general public, while others suggest it can be dangerous and could even impact democratic […] Can you be sure no one’s watching?

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In this article for, Michelle says we tend to be on our best behaviour when we know someone is watching — the embarrassment comes when we don’t know we are being observed. It’s hard to be bored when there is always so much to watch and learn from people around you. People-watching is a […]

What will you gift yourself?

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I love this time of year. It brings back happy memories and, even better, the opportunity to create many more happy memories. It’s also a great time to ponder what gifts you want to give yourself to set you up for an awesome 2023. Now, this isn’t a new wardrobe, an expensive holiday or anything […]

AFR: The things you must do to get promoted

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Thanks to Euan Black from The Australian Financial Interview, I had the opportunity to share my advice on what you need to do to get promoted.  Professionals hoping to land a promotion in the new year must build a business case and gather evidence of their past achievements before going to their boss.  

3AW: Workplace expert issues Christmas party word of warning

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For 3AW, Michelle discusses with Dee Dee Dunleavey why getting too drunk isn’t the only Christmas party conduct that can have career implications. Michelle says workers should “think about the implications for how people are going to see you and how your relationships are going to work” if you choose not to attend. And for […]

Business Essentials podcast: Have a good break

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In this podcast for Business Essentials, Michelle outlines some of the things you need to think about when organising the work Christmas party. One thing that most staff look forward to is the Christmas party at the end of the year. It’s an opportunity for everyone to let their hair down and come together without […]

Do you have an emotional hangover?

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Have you ever had a time when you forget what it felt like to be you? I was reminded of this a few weeks ago. I was meeting some colleagues for drinks after work, and I didn’t feel like going. It was rainy and cold, and I was working from home. So, getting dressed up […]