Mums at the table: What You Need to Know About Starting Your Own Business

In this article Michelle is featured in for Mums at the Table, Michelle provides guidance (and a checklist) for women who wish to take a career leap and start their own business. LOOKING TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR TIME AND LIFE BY STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? HERE’S A GUIDE TO HELP YOU CONSIDER CERTAIN THINGS […]

The Mojo Radio: How To Reinvent, Accelerate and Future Proof Your Career

In this podcast, Michelle was interviewed by Gary Bertwistle from the Mojo Radio show about reinventing, accelerating and future proofing your career. The way we work is changing. The rise of freelancing and the gig economy means flexibility and independence, but it also means living with less security. Or does it? While you can’t future-proof […]

Women’s Health: Here’s Why Following Your Passion Is Bad Career Advice

In this article that appears in Women’s Health, Michelle points out three things why following your passion may be bad career advice. One of the most popular career quotes is, ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.’ Quotes like this suggest that having an awesome […]

Spark Magazine: Why being busy doesn’t equal being productive

The Summer 2018-2019 edition of Spark Magazine featured Michelle’s article that explores why being busy doesn’t always mean you are productive. Despite results from the 2016 census highlighting that the length of the working week for most Australians hasn’t increased since 2011, many workers feel pressed for time and in a constant state of ‘busy-ness’. […]

Spark Magazine: Are you outsourcing your change leadership?

The Summer 2018-2019 edition of Spark Magazine featured Michelle’s article about outsourcing change leadership. Everywhere you look, change is on the horizon. Change that is driven from both internal and external drivers, including regulation, consumer expectations, market forces, technology, new board members or a new CEO. These drivers are changing not just the ‘what’ people […]

Spark Magazine: Are you leading from the front?

In this article from the Summer 2018-2019 edition of Spark Magazine, Michelle suggests three ways you can become an effective leader. From Facebook’s privacy breaches, the Theranos scandal, Uber’s failure to deal with sexual harassment, Equifax’s data breaches, Volkswagen’s emissions scandal, and the stories coming from the Banking Royal Commission, failures are everywhere. Whilst the […]

10 Daily: Meghan Markle Loses A Third Staffer After Her Female Bodyguard Resigns

Michelle is quoted in this article in relation to why a lot of people, at the same organisation, quit their job at the same time. This article was originally published in 10 Daily. Michelle also wrote about this topic in another article for 10 Daily, read it here. Another one bites the dust as the Duchess’ female bodyguard — who hustled her out of a market in Fiji after […]

The CEO Magazine: How are you adapting for the future?

In this article that first appeared in The CEO Magazine, Michelle asks the question, “How are you adapting for the future?’ Read on as Michelle gives you guidance on this issue. In a world that is constantly changing, it’s important for all employees to be open to what is new. Encourage innovation in the workplace […]

HR Director Australia: How to land a promotion in a robotic world

With so much focus on AI, automation and robotics, less attention can be paid to the critical role that the humanities and social sciences will play in shaping how we work, according to Michelle Gibbings, founder of Change Meridian. This article originally appeared in HR Director Australia. For the HR professional, this creates exciting opportunities as workplaces […]

HR Director NZ: How to land a promotion in a robotic world

With so much focus on AI, automation and robotics, less attention can be paid to the critical role that the humanities and social sciences will play in shaping how we work, according to Michelle Gibbings, founder of Change Meridian. This article originally appeared in HR Director New Zealand. For the HR professional, this creates exciting […]

Wellness Daily: Why following your passion is bad career advice

In this article featured in Wellness Daily, Michelle describes how one’s passion and life purpose are two separate considerations, and must be treated as such when determining a vocational path. One of the most popular career quotes is “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”. […]

IIDM: How To Make Stronger Leadership Decisions

In this article originally published in the International Institute of Directors and Managers website, Michelle advises how to make stronger leadership decisions. Leaders are required to make decisions every day, and in a world that is constantly changing and increasingly complex making good decisions is harder than ever. There are competing priorities, multiple perspectives, a […]

Mama Disrupt: How to turn your hobby into a hustle

In this article that originally appeared in Mama Disrupt, Michelle outlines how you can turn your hobby into a profitable side job. BE REALISTIC Not all hobbies are potential sources of income, so assess if there is a market as early as possible. Talk to people and test your concept – are they willing to […]

Sprout Labs: Interviews from LearnX – Is your decision making dangerous with Michelle Gibbings

Michelle Gibbings and Robin Petterd (from Sprout Labs) talk about the future of work and the importance of decision making. Listen to the podcast here. Transcript Robin: Welcome to the Learning While Working podcast, Michelle. For our audiences, could you just give a quick introduction to yourself, and what you do? Michelle Gibbings: I help people […]

B&T Magazine: Disrupt Yourself Before Someone Else Does

As a guest contributor to B&T Magazine, Michelle was invited to share in this article her thoughts on how to disrupt yourself before some else does! As the world of work changes not just the work people do, but how they do it, it’s time to also challenge the idea of career planning as it […]

10 Daily: Why Do People All Quit Jobs At Once?

10 Daily asked for Michelle’s comments about why do people all quit jobs at once. Michelle explains it can be many factors. After three of Harry and Meghan’s staff all quit their jobs at, people are sensing a trend… and it’s actually pretty common. Should Prince Harry and Meghan Markle be worried? The pair have […]

Daily Mail: how to answer the five questions every boss asks at an interview

If you’re out to land the job of your dreams, handling yourself well in an interview is an absolute must. In this article from the Daily Mail, I write about how you can answer the five questions every boss asks at an interview. If you’re out to land the job of your dreams, handling yourself […]

Fitness First: Get paid for Instagram

Social media is not only change how we live, it’s also creating new career opportunities for savvy people. Want to know how to get paid for Instagram? Michelle offers her four points in this Fitness First magazine on how to monetise Instagram. Read on.    

IML: Hey, that’s not fair (opinion)

The Institute of Managers and Leaders asked for Michelle’s opinion on what fairness in the workplace is. Michelle says transparency is critical to fairness. 3 Points of view: Hey, that’s not fair! Fairness matters to staff and employees a lot more than  you might think. As a manager and leader, how do you ensure you […]

Now to love: Preparing your kids for the careers of the future now

In this article Michelle contributed to the website Now to Love, Michelle discusses how important it is to prepare your kids now for their future careers. Read on. For children growing up now, the workplace of today will not be their workplace of tomorrow. McKinsey predicts that by 2030, 375 million workers globally will have […]