HRM Online: Want to be a leader? Here is why you need to work on your influence

Leaders who can’t build support for initiatives and get things done are quickly left behind. If you want to know how to have more influential, the full article was shared to the Human Resources Media website. — Leaders who can’t build support for initiatives and get things done are quickly left behind. One expert walks […]

HRM Online: 2 questions that will help you master decision making

You make choices every day, but have you ever sat back and thought about the process behind your decision making? To figure out how to go about things, ask yourself these two questions. To find out what these questions are, read the full article on the Human Resources Media website. — You make choices every […]

HRD Australia: Six tips for making wise HR decisions

Having highly attuned and skilled decision making skills is a critical success factor. The pre-frontal cortex becomes tired easily. That’s the part of the brain that’s involved in thinking, analysing and reasoning. Consequently, the brain takes short cuts to conserve energy. So how do you overcome barriers to making wise HR decisions? Read HC Online‘s full […]

HRD Australia: How to be an influential leader

An influential leader is somebody who works across boundaries and embraces new learnings. In particular, they are comfortable challenging dominant paradigms and embracing change. Do you want to know how to be an influential leader? You can read the full article on the HC Online website. — An influential leader is somebody who works across […]

Podcast: Let’s talk about how to become a better influencer

In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Michelle Gibbings about how to become a better influencer. In today’s complex environment, being able to influence is an essential skill to stand out of the crowd and ultimately make more progress. Points raised in this podcast: A project manager navigates large and complicated pieces of work with […]

HC Online: How to be an influential leader

An influential leader is somebody who works across boundaries and embraces new learnings. They are comfortable challenging dominant paradigms and embracing change. To effectively lead in complex challenging environments, leaders need to firstly understand themselves and then be open to shifting their mindset. Michelle’s article on how to be an influential leader was published recently […]

CEO World Magazine: Is your decision making ruining your change program?

The capability of leaders to make good decisions during times of change is critical. Decisions are taken to make progress.  So if a leader’s decision making is ineffective, the organisation will either stall, make limited progress or head in the wrong direction. Read my article in CEO World Magazine and find out if your decision making […]

Brisbane Times: Why friendships are important at work

Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays in creating a healthy, dynamic and productive environment. I wrote about this, you can read the article, published in the Brisbane Times, here. — Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work […]

WA Today: Why friendships are important at work

Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays in creating a healthy, dynamic and productive environment. I wrote about this, you can read the article, published in WA Today, here. — Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays […]

The Age: Why friendships are important at work

Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays in creating a healthy, dynamic and productive environment. I wrote about this, you can read the article, published in The Age, here. — Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays […]

In The Black: 5 simple rules for making better decisions

Leaders make many decisions every day. When determining important strategic matters – such as where to invest, which product to launch and how to address falling margins – the effectiveness of the decision-making process is crucial. To read five simple steps to making better decisions, head over to the In the black website. — These simple […]

HRD Australia: How leaders can extend their influence

Establishing influence takes effort and practice, and these are skills that can be learned. Head over to HC online where I shared ten steps to extend your influence. — Being able to influence is vital for leaders to get heard and to get initiatives across the line, according to Michelle Gibbings, founder of Change Meridian and author of the […]

Podcast: Stepping up in your career

From technical expert to leader – such a common journey across organisations and industries. A specialist who performs well in their job can find themselves being promoted and in a position to influence the work of many. But, as any person that’s been in that position will tell you, being technically brilliant  does not necessarily equip you […]

CEO World Magazine: To accelerate progress look at how you make decisions

Leaders make many decisions each day.  Decisions that range from simple things such as what tie or dress to wear, to more strategic matters such as where to invest, what product to launch and how to address falling margins. Want to master decision making – the CEO World Magazine shared some of my top tips. […]

Adviser Voice: 10 things you can do to build a better network

Do you know how effective your network is? Does it help or hinder your ability to grow your practice? If you want to boost your networking effectiveness, the Adviser Voice website shared my ten tips of what you can do. — The old saying “It’s not what you know – but who you know” is still […]

Mortgage Professional Australia: Four-step guide to driving the change in your business

Taking an established business in a new direction can be a daunting prospect. Change is everywhere – impacting on both large and small organisations. To survive and flourish in this environment, organisations need to master four key steps. Read the four steps in the Mortgage Professional Australia. — Taking an established business in a new […]

HRM Online: Career development – 5 ways to make sure you are up to speed

To find out how to assess where you currently sit and make a plan to get to where you want to be, read my Career Development article on the Human Resources Media website. — To stay current, HR practitioners need to focus on their own career development as much as helping employees with theirs. Here are […]

Executive Style: Seven career killers it’s tough to come back from

One minute you’re hotfooting it past all comers on your scramble to the top of your career. The next you’ve been sidelined, demoted or shunted off the fast track, thanks to an epic blunder which sees colleagues, clients and competitors shaking their heads and wondering what you were thinking. Besides doing something which sees your […]

Smart Company: Quit multi-tasking and try the three A’s of productivity

Multi-tasking is a myth – it’s time to try the three A’s of productivity. Find out what they are and read the full article on the Smart Company website. — The world is changing, and faster than it ever has before, and so the demands to do more with less time and resources continue. A […]

HRD Australia: How can HR become more influential?

HR professionals who are truly influential play a critical role in shaping how trends impact their organisation. However, the ability to be influential is not a skill that most HR practitioners exhibit. The good news is this is a talent which can be built up, rather than something innate within us. My article was shared […]