L&D Professional: 10 tips for making wise L&D decisions

To get things done and done well – you need to make good decisions. The Learning and Development Professional website shared an article where I discuss 10 tips to making wiser decisions. Access the article here. — From figuring out an ideal training method, to formulating a way to keep diverse audiences engaged, L&D professionals […]

L&D Professional: 10 tips to be an influential leader

When you can’t influence, it’s even harder to get traction. To get traction and influence, mastering the skills and techniques necessary is essential. Click here to read the Learning Development Professional’s article where I offer my top ten tips to taking your influencing skills to the next level. — In today’s increasingly complex work environment it can be […]

Women’s Agenda: Five negotiation tactics for getting what you want (with pay and in life)

You negotiate many times a day. When a negotiation doesn’t go well the impact on you can be huge. Women’s Agenda shared my five core tactics to getting what you want in life and work. Read the full article. — You negotiate many times a day. Whether it’s a discussion with your partner as to who’s collecting the […]

AIM: Inside out – lead yourself before you lead organisational change

Conscious change leaders are not one dimensional.  They work across boundaries, challenge dominant paradigms, and lead others to thrive through change. Most importantly, they know that successful organisational transformation involves personal change for them. To read my full article go to the Australian Institute of Management’s website by clicking here. — Conscious change leaders are not […]

Professional Planner: Influence is a competitive advantage alongside technological disruption

The Professional Planner website shared my article, which discusses the technological disruption that is driving a wave of change. But these advances in technology are creating a working environment which is more, not less, complex. Read the full article here. — Technological disruption is driving a wave of change so great that the World Economic Forum […]

SMH: Increasing your influence at work – 10 tips to boost your skills

“In today’s increasingly complex environment it’s hard to make progress. When you can’t influence, it’s even harder to get traction. The solution is to master the skills and techniques needed to step up and build your influence at work.” On Saturday, the 16th of April, The Sydney Morning Herald published my 10 tips to boosting […]

Smart Company: 10 ways to build your influence at work

Influencing should be done with the intent of securing good outcomes for all involved – not just yourself. If you want to get traction at work and progress, you need to be able to influence. The good news is there are techniques you can learn to master this craft. Click here for 10 tips to get you started. […]

Increasing your influence at work: 10 tips to boost your skills

“In today’s increasingly complex environment it’s hard to make progress. When you can’t influence, it’s even harder to get traction. The solution is to master the skills and techniques needed to step up and build your influence at work.” On Saturday, the 16th of April, The Age published my 10 tips to boosting your skills […]

L&D Professional: The antidote to change barriers in the workplace

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“A 2010 Harvard study found that a lack of progress is one of the biggest de-motivators in the workplace.” To be able to progress in complex environments you need to be able to cope with change and thrive through it. The Learning and Development Professional website offers my full article. You can find it by […]

Women’s Agenda: Ten ways to build your influence at work

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“If you want to get traction at work and progress, you need to be able to influence.“ Women’s Agenda shared my article on tips to start building your influence at work. You can read them by clicking here. — People often equate the desire to influence with being Machiavellian. It’s not. It’s good business practice; providing it’s […]

HR Daily: How HR pros can build their influence

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HR Daily released an article I wrote in which I share tips and hints on how to build a better network. You can read the full article here. — HR professionals should take a deliberate and structured approach to network building to increase their workplace influence, an organisational change expert says. People often think the […]

Get it Magazine: Become a master decision maker

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“We make decisions every day – to get things done – and done well – you need to make good decisions.” For the April 2016 edition of the magazine ‘Get it’ I wrote an article outlining the key attributes to becoming a more effective decision maker. To read this month’s issue of ‘Get it’, as […]

LG Professionals Australia: How to increase your influence at work

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If you want to step up and grow your career, learning the art and science of influence is essential. Local Government Professionals Australia published an article I wrote that outlines three steps to increase your influence at work. To read the original article, click here. — In today’s increasingly complex environment it is becoming harder […]

Domain: Seven ways to turbocharge your real estate career

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Getting real satisfaction from your career means learning the skills and know-how to let you love what you do. Kate Jones from Domain wrote an insightful article discussing seven steps that will help turbocharge your career. I shared my personal experience and knowledge throughout the article. — Getting real satisfaction from your job means learning […]

Luke and Susie: Step Up – How to build your influence at work

I was invited to chat with Luke and Susie on radio. As we chat we explore different case studies within the experience of change in the workplace. Click here to listen to the full interview. — Change is inevitable, especially in the workplace. Today’s guest is an author who has spent over 20 years leading individuals […]

Modern Business Magazine: Successful Leaders know how to influence

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  For the April 2016 edition of  ‘Modern Business: Success is everything’ I wrote an article about how to better influence in order to become a successful leader. Read the original article here, and flick to pages 56-57 or to download a copy of the PDF click here. — Despite advances in technology, organisations today are more, […]

SmartCompany: Nearly 90% of women feel under-represented at work

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I was recently interviewed by Dinushi Dias from SmartCompany who was looking into a report by one of the world’s leading recruitment consultancies that found nearly 90% of women feel underrepresented at work. I was able to share insights from my experience and thoughts on how to shape diversity in the workplace. To see the original article […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: Change starts with vision, but then what?

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Today’s ‘change’ professionals need all round skills to thrive in increasingly complex roles. Leadership and Change Management are two areas upon which all senior change professionals need to focus. Michelle was interviewed by Insight Edge for the Institute of Managers and Leaders on this topic. — It seems that any discussion on organisational change takes one of […]

GRC Professional: The GRC Professional Toolkit – developing a behavioural focus

Michelle Gibbings recently appeared in the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Institute’s monthly magazine, talking about the importance of change management skills for GRC professionals.You can read the full article here. — Want to be more influential? Move beyond the technical to a behavioural focus. Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) professionals want to make a […]

GRC Professional: The GRC’s professional toolkit – leadership and change management

Today’s risk and compliance professionals need all-round skills to thrive in increasingly complex roles. Leadership and change management are two areas upon which all senior GRC professionals need to focus. Michelle Gibbings was interviewed by GRC Magazine on this topic. You can read the full article here. — The role of the Risk and Compliance […]