Money & Life – Financial Planning Association of Australia

I am a regular contributor to the FPA’s Money & Life publication, which provides strategy and practice management insights to FPA members. You can read my articles here.

HRD: Why do leadership initiatives often fail?

Australia’s leadership programs lack adequate connection with the challenges faced in an economy still grappling with the end of the resources boom, and leaders are confronting increasingly complex work environments. Leadership development must move beyond focusing on teaching new skills and behaviours. I share my thoughts on effective leadership in this article on the Human […]

Professional Planner: Today’s leaders are determined yet flexible

Being effective leaders in a time when the world is undergoing such complex and rapid change that it’s been called the fourth industrial revolution by the World Economic Forum isn’t easy. Leadership tenure is shrinking. Employees are struggling to cope. Having effective teams that can secure outcomes and leaders who nurture the right environment to […]

FPA Magazine: Is your decision-making dangerous?

My article in Financial Planning Magazine looks at decision making; the limitations and often unconscious bias that surrounds decision making, possibly making it dangerous. I share eight tips to guide you through your decision-making. You can read the full article here.

HuffPost: How to get the most out of your internship

An internship provides an opportunity to take the theoretical learning and put it into a practical environment – it’s the practical side of tertiary learning. In my interview with Huff Post recently I share my Top 4 Tips on how to get the most out of your internship. You can read the full article here.

Leader Magazine: Be aware of the danger zone

I was delighted to speak with Leader Magazine recently about failing leadership and the detrimental effects it can have on an organisation. One of the best attributes a leader can have is the self-awareness to realise that they are about to fall into the ‘danger zone’ of failing leadership. You can read the full article […]

Leaderonomics: Do you have a feast or famine mindset at work?

In a highly competitive work environment, people often act as though there aren’t enough resources, rewards or recognition to go around. But collaborating and sharing will get you far. Read my article about feast or famine mindsets in Leaderonomics.

HuffPost: What To Do When A Junior Colleague Bumps You Off The Career Ladder

There are few things more frustrating than seeing somebody less experienced than you rise up the corporate ladder ahead of you — even worse when they seem to be shamelessly elbowing you off the rungs on their way up. But it’s dangerous to become too fixated on the success of other people. Instead, we should be […]

Collective Hub: The skills that will future-proof your career

What skills can you develop to future-proof your career? According to Australia’s Future Workforce report, around 5 million jobs are likely to be automated by 2030. Ouch. The good news is, there are a few human qualities that robots simply can’t compete with. They’re called ‘soft skills’, and developing yours will not only help supercharge […]

Switched On Leadership: To accelerate progress, look at how you make decisions

Good decision making is a crucial leadership skill. Good decisions are at the core of organisational performance. If an organisation wants better outcomes they need more robust decision making processes and leaders capable of making good decisions. My article on the importance of good decision making in accelerating your career progress was published in Switched […]

Huff Post: 4 Easy Changes That Will Make Your Work Space More Productive

This article in the Huff Post shares some easy ways to make your work space more conducive to productivity, including my tip on learning to ‘monotask’, rather than multi-task. Read the full article here.

HuffPost: 4 easy changes that will make your workspace more productive

If your desktop is overflowing with icons, your phone is constantly buzzing with calendar alerts and you’re juggling three tasks at once you’re probably busy — but are you actually being productive? I was interviewed recently about ways to make your workspace more productive, and my main tip is to learn to ‘mono-task’. Research from Stanford […]

ELLE – What no one tells you about moving up in your career

It’s easy to say something without thinking about what it takes to get there—you know, the destination instead of the journey. Like many things in life, it’s easier said than done. Which is why lots of us can find ourselves at a crossroads at some point in our careers. For some, this means completely switching […]

How to stay on top of tech to safeguard career in future

Tech is changing the way employers think about future staff requirements and roles, and it is just a matter of time before we see more jobs replaced by robots. As businesses innovate, roles will disappear and new ones will be created, so it’s important to future-proof our careers. My article “How to stay on top […]

Officeworks: Five steps to fire up your productivity

I was honoured to contribute to the Officeworks “WorkWise” Business Basics series recently, where I shared my ideas on ways to fire up your productivity. You can read about the five steps in the full article here.

Newslocal: Stay on top of tech to safeguard career

Tech is changing the way employers think about future staff requirements and roles. Robots may replace us if we don’t adapt and change! I was interviewed recently about the need to stay on top of technology in order to safeguard your career – you can read the full article in the Newslocal Career section here.

Today Extra: How to future-proof your job

Did you catch Michelle on Channel Nine’s Today Extra? She spoke with Ben Fordham and Sonia Kruger about how to future proof your job, and the rise of robots in the workplace. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

Insurance Business UK: Driving change in your business

Taking an established business in a new direction can be a daunting prospect. In this article published on the Insurance Business UK website, Michelle presents a step-by-step approach to making change happen. Read the full article here.