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

Leaderonomics: Don’t Bypass the Past

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Sometimes looking back at the past is not a bad thing. Read more in this article for Leaderonomics. In high school, one of my favourite subjects was history. So much so that I thought about becoming a history teacher. Not surprising then that one of my favourite quotes is from the Danish Philosopher Søren Kierkegaard: “Life can […]

Leaderonomics: How Do You Do Leadership?

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Effective leadership begins with you as I explain in this article for Leaderonomics. The true character of a person’s leadership comes to the fore in times of a crisis. None more so than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose words when offered safe passage to the US were, “The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.” […]

CEOWorld Magazine: Four warning signs you are drunk on power

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In this article for CEOWorld Magazine, I provde four warning signs that you may be drunk on power. Continue reading below. You don’t have to look too far to see examples of the misuse of power, with examples littered throughout history and across politics, business, and community sectors. Professor Dacher Keltner from Berkley University found […]

Money & Life: What post-pandemic workplace demands of leaders

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As the world returns to some normalcy following the COVID pandemic, now is the perfect time to rethink and create the optimal workplace environment for you and your team. Thanks to Money & Life for the opportunity to provide my four steps to help financial planning practices thrive. As we move further into 2022, we’re […]

Better Homes & Gardens: Boost your earning potential

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Here are some savvy ways you can change your career. Thanks to the Better Homes & Gardens magazine for the opportunity for Michelle to share her ideas. Do a skills audit. You need to look at the gap between the skills you have and those needed in your new career. Read on.  

Leaderonomics: Eight Golden Rules for Getting Ahead

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To be successful, implement these simple rules. Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity to share these ides. People often ask me, ‘What are some things I can do to get ahead at work?’ While the answer to that question has several caveats and is never precisely the same for everyone, there are a few golden […]

psnews.com.au: Taking a break in difficult times

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In yet another year of uncertainty, in this article in psnews.com.au, I encourage you to find your ‘circuit breaker’ to prevent a toxic build-up of stress and concern. In this year’s World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, most respondents were either worried or concerned when asked the question ‘How do you feel about the outlook for […]

Inside FMCG: Why team culture is king

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Workplace culture shapes behaviour. It gives a sense of belonging and of being a part of a team. That’s never more important than in difficult times like the ones we live in now. Thanks to Inside FMCG for the opportunity to share my ideas.  Te year 2022 is well under way, and the reality of […]

9Honey: Seven ways to turn your hobbies into a cash machine

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Thank you to 9Honey for inviting Michelle to share her tips and ideas on how to make money from your hobbies.  You will have seen stories of people who experimented with their hobby as a ‘side gig’, ‘side hustle‘ or ‘moonlighting’ before taking it full-time and landing a thriving business. It can sound enticing and rewarding. […]

New Idea: How social media can derail your career

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In this article for New Idea, Michelle explains the importance your online profile has on building your reputation.  An ill-timed comment, a thoughtless response or voicing an opinion you may change later is easy to gloss over when it happens in the spur of the moment. Continue reading.