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

Body & Soul: Work getting you down? Tragic optimism might be the answer

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Is work getting you down? Thanks to news.com.au for the opportunity to provide my ideas and suggestions on how to get through some of the toughest periods. The brain tricks to cope when the negativity is getting you down. Are you struggling with end of year fatigue and feeling frustrated, disappointed and a range of […]

Herald Sun: We’re now homeward bound

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Thanks to Lauren Ahwan and the Herald Sun, I provide advice on why is good to stick to reasonable working hours. The work-from-home trend – once seen as a potential silver lining for Covid-19 – also presents a major pitfall for Australians, who are working more than 10 extra hours each week. Unable to make […]

In The Black: When is the right time to leave a long-term job?

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Thank you to Jessica Mudditt from In The Black for our discussion on the warning signs of when it’s time to leave your long-term job.  Those who remain in the same role for many years run several risks, including being seen as lacking in ambition. When is the right time to call it quits? There […]

Wealth Professional: Leadership in a post-pandemic workforce

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In this article for Wealth Professional, Michelle shares her ideas on how to adapt your leadership in a post-pandemic workforce. Since the social restrictions introduced in 2020 forced much of the Australian workforce to work from home, employers have been preparing for what the workforce will look like moving forward. Michelle Gibbings offers some tips […]

Franchise Business: Self-care is vital for leaders

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As a leader, self-care is vital to avoid burnout and fatigue. Here are my five tips on how to manage your self-care in this article for Franchise Business Australia and New Zealand. Leadership roles are taxing – mentally and physically – and it’s easy to get locked into unhealthy behaviour patterns. It often takes a […]

Insurance Business: Leadership in a post-pandemic workforce

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In this article for Insurance Business, Michelle shares her ideas on how to adapt your leadership in a post-pandemic workforce. Since the social restrictions introduced in 2020 forced much of the Australian workforce to work from home, employers have been preparing for what the workforce will look like moving forward. Michelle Gibbings offers some tips […]

Inside Retail: How to create a psychologically-safe workplace

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Workplaces have been impacted during the pandemic which has negatively affected the health and wellbeing of staff. Thanks to Inside Retail as Michelle outlines how to create a workplace that is psychologically safe. The heightened uncertainty and rapid change of the past 18 months has impacted workplaces, negatively impacting staff health and wellbeing. International studies reveal […]

AFR: How to use Q4 to boost your career in 2022

Thanks for Tess Bennett and The Australian Financial Review for giving Michelle the opportunity to contribute her ideas on how to use the final quarter of the year to boost your career for 2022. While large face-to-face networking events won’t be back this year, workplace experts are urging professionals to take advantage of easing restrictions […]

Dynamic Business: Five ways for business leaders to make the return to work, work

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It seems working from home is here to stay. So how do you make it work? In this article from Dynamic Business, Michelle was delighted to share her five suggestions to help the future workplace meet the employers and employee needs. The recent Productivity Commission report – Working from Home – emphasised how working from home is […]