Money & Life: 5 tips to manage retiring employees

In a recent article featured in Money & Life, Michelle offers her five tips to help employers better manage the process for employees retiring from the business, to ensure it’s a smooth transition. When a valued employee leaves, years of knowledge and expertise can walk out the door.  This is particularly the case when an […]

Business Woman Media: 5 Steps to avoiding burnout

In this article featured on the Business Woman Media website, Michelle offers five steps on how you can avoid burnout. In the face of shrinking job stability, mounting workloads, fewer resources to complete work and less work-life balance it’s little wonder that burnout is on the risk at work.  So much so that in May […]

CEO Magazine: How to conduct a performance review that inspires and engages

A good performance review is a two-way conversation that is an important part of the relationship between leader and direct report; says Michelle in a recent article she wrote for the CEO Magazine. The ideal performance review engages and inspires your employee; however, for many people they are a disheartening experience and done so poorly […]

Business 2 Community: Happy Leaders = Happy Teams

Michelle is mentioned in this article on the Business 2 Community website talking about how happiness can lead to success. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim of human existence.” – Aristotle. Who is a leader? Is it the CEO of the company, or another executive from the C-Suite? Is […]

AIST SuperTalk newsroom: Is your decision making ready for the future?

The complexity of decision-making increases as a leader moves into more senior roles, says Michelle in a recent article featured on the AIST SuperTalk newsroom website. At the start of 2018, in Seattle (USA), Amazon’s store of the future opened for the first time. There are no checkouts, queues or check-out operators. But you do […]

Thrive Global: Happy Leaders Equate to Happy Teams

In a recent article featured on the Thrive Global website, Michelle says that “the happier you are, the more likely you are to experience success.“ “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim of human existence.” – Aristotle Who is a leader? · Is it the CEO of the company, or […]

CEO Magazine: Don’t let social media derail your career

In a recent article Michelle wrote for the CEO Magazine, she talks about how to prevent social media from derailing your career. When five federal election candidates were dumped for offensive social media posts earlier this year it was a timely reminder of the damage that a poorly managed social media profile can do to […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: How to leverage skills from all ages to create an optimum workforce.

As organisations grapple with more complex decisions and an ever-increasing pace of change, building a workforce equipped with the skills and experience to thrive in this environment is critical; says Michelle in an article she wrote featured on the IML website. Finding this depth and breadth of talent requires leaders to build a diverse workforce, […]

Mortgage Professionals Australia: Why a happy workplace matters

No matter how much you love your job, even if you’re the boss, there will be moments when you wish you could just clock out early and escape the day’s worries; writes Michelle in a recent article featured on the MPA website. “It’s unrealistic to believe it’s possible to love every minute of your working […]

PS News: Change gang: How to cope with changes at work

Change is a fact of modern workplace life says Michelle in a recent article featured on the PS News website. You don’t see it coming. The new boss; your role being made redundant; your project being cancelled; a major workplace change; or some other form of change that is unexpected. Change can be hard, and it’s […]

SmartCompany: How to help employees beat the winter blues

Michelle recently wrote an article featured on the SmartCompany website talking about how leaders can help their team beat the winter blues. A range of studies have found the weather impacts how we feel, think and act, so in the winter months when it’s darker, wetter and more gloomy, it can be easy for motivation levels to […]

INSIDE HR: 10 steps to successfully influencing more in your HR role

HR professionals need to seek to understand themselves, others and the organisational system in which they are working in order to improve their influencing skills writes Michelle in a recent article on the INSIDE HR website. Technology is driving a wave of change so great that the World Economic Forum has dubbed it the fourth […]

IIDM: The Importance Of Volunteering As Part Of Team Development

In her article featured on the IIDM website, Michelle talks about the importance of volunteering as part of team development. Developing and sustaining effective team dynamics requires effort and focus, and team volunteering can play a part in helping to build those dynamics. Essentially teams are brought together to get things done, with the logic […]

Body and Soul: Do you suffer from work hangovers? Here’s what you need to know

Michelle recently featured in this article on the Body and Soul website talking about list-making and how it comes in handy when setting your intentions on what you want to achieve for the day. They can make you sleep-deprived, anxious and unproductive, just like a real hangover. You get home from work and log back […]