Michelle regularly writes for and features in local and international publication and media outlets.

CEO Magazine: Easy ways leaders can create a stress-free and productive workplace

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Workplaces can be highly stressful when the organisation’s culture doesn’t align with its stated objectives. In this article published in CEO Magazine, Michelle looks at the ways to enable employees to excel. Leaders play a crucial role in setting workplace culture, although it’s never one size fits all because organisations have different needs, and workplaces […]

Leaderonomics: How To Sustain Team Motivation In The Final Quarter?

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Finding it hard to motivate your team in the final quarter? Here are some tips Michelle has provided in this article published in Leaderonomics.  Team Motivation – Requires Deliberate, Focused and Frequent Steps. As we head into the last quarter of 2021, changing seasons, a year of uncertainty and COVID-19 fatigue, and you may be […]

Body & Soul: Your job getting you down? Here’s 5 ways to shake things up without quitting

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Bored? Stuck in a rut? Looking for what’s next? You don’t need to quit your job to find more joy at work. Thanks to news.com (Body & Soul) for asking me to share some tips in this article. Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings knows that even work that is fun eventually becomes mundane. However, that doesn’t […]

CMO Australia: A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

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With uncertainty around the future of work, in this article for CMO Australia, Michelle outlines how as a leader you are able to rebuild a culture of confidence. Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates […]

IIDM: How Leaders Benefit From The Wisdom Of Youth

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In this article for the International Institute of Directors and Managers, Michelle discusses why leaders need to be open to new ways of thinking and she suggests new insights and ideas can come also from young people.  As organisations grapple with more complex issues and an ever-increasing pace of change, leaders need to be open […]

Foundr: 5 ways to supercharge your creativity

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In this article for Foundr, I outline five innovative ways you can get creative and supercharge career. When you think about creativity and innovation, what comes to mind? The iPhone? Driverless cars? Art and sculpture? Or things that were once considered innovative, such as the humble toaster? Creativity and innovation are all around us. It […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: How to conduct successful performance reviews remotely

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In this article for the Institue of Managers and Leaders, Michelle outlines several factors when deciding how and when to conduct performance reviews as so many of us are now working remotely. Debates about performance reviews – their purpose and impact – take on new intensity during a pandemic and when uncertainty, change, and remote […]

Lawyers Weekly: How to sustain team motivation when the midyear slump hits?

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In this article for Lawyers Weekly, Michelle provides four tips in how to motivate your team when the midyear slump hits your team. In the southern states, winter can feel never-ending. Combine winter with COVID-19 fatigue, and you may be finding it harder to stay focused and be productive, writes Michelle Gibbings. The weather impacts […]

Bite Magazine: Surface Tension

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Thank you to Bite Magazine for inviting Michelle to share her thoughts about workplace tension and how, as a leader, you can disolve team conflict and create a more positive workplace.  Amanda and Lisa were receptionists in a busy Brisbane dental practice, each with very different working styles. Amanda liked to chat on with patients, […]

Yahoo Finance: 4 steps to supercharging your career this financial year

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In this article for Yahoo Finance, Michelle outlines her four steps in order to supercharge your career this finacial year. The new financial year is here, and it’s the perfect time to do a stocktake on your career and build a plan to supercharge your progress. Check your career’s fitness How fit is your career? […]