Gloss Magazine: Successful leaders know how to influence

Despite advances in technology, organisations today are more, not less complex. Leaders are expected to deliver more results, in a faster timeframe and with less resources. If you want to make progress happen and thrive through change, you have to be able to influence. You can read the full article in this month’s edition of Gloss Magazine. […]

Smart Company: Get heard and tap into your personal power

People shy away from speaking up for a variety of reasons: Their confidence has been eroded and so they worry about putting forward an idea that’s contrary to the prevailing view They worry about what people think of them They are concerned that people won’t like them if they question or challenge They’ve been told […]

Law Management Hub: Cancel the solo performance – it’s time to empower your team

The rapid pace of change in modern firms requires leaders to chart a course for success, while at the same time inspiring those around them to play their part. Many organisational environments are often struggling to keep up with the pace of change. The Law Management Hub shared my four tips to not only cope […]

Inside HR: 3 steps for HR in overcoming unconscious bias

There are a few simple steps HR professionals can take in order to reduce unconscious bias and improve decision making in the workplace. To read about these simple steps, head over to the Inside HR website, who shared my article. — There are a few simple steps HR professionals can take in order to reduce […]

Elite Agent: Why agents need to stop wasting time being busy

They say that digital disruption is coming, and in order to survive it, stop multi-tasking – it’s making things worse! My full article is available through the Elite Agent website. — They say that digital disruption is coming, and in order to survive it, Michelle Gibbings says stop multi-tasking – it’s making things worse! The […]

Deakin University Interview

Recently I was interviewed on my experience at Deakin University when I was completing my Bachelor of Commerce in the 1990s. — Degree: Bachelor of Commerce Campus: Off-campus (now known as Cloud Campus) Graduation year: 1998 Overview Michelle Gibbings took advantage of Deakin’s flexible study options and studied by distance. She completed a commerce degree while travelling around the country […]

Women’s Agenda: End the silence – Time to get heard and tap your personal power

Have you ever worried about speaking up in meetings or held back supporting an idea because you were afraid of how people might react?  If you have, chances are this is harming your career and your personal life. Women’s Agenda shared my article on how to be heard and tap your personal power. — Have you […]

NZ Adviser: How to increase your influence at work

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As financial advisers your work environment keeps changing. At the same time, you are asked to do more with less, while expectations are increasing from all quarters. To thrive through change and make more progress, you have to be able to influence. Here are three tips to get you started. Go to the NZ website to read […]

Dynamic Business Women: Change happens…how to make it work for you (podcast)

This month I spoke with Michele Elmas-Hardy, the CEO of Dynamic Business Women about my book ‘Step Up: How to build your influence at work.’ What to expect from the podcast: How do you teach yourself to embrace change and how do you encourage your team to embrace change as well How to recognise negative mindsets […]

GRC Professional: Book Review – Step Up: How to build your influence at work

“Step Up: How to build your influence at work is not a ‘How to’ book, in the conventional sense of the genre, but a successful combination of anecdotal experience, philosophy and psychology.” To read the full review published in the Governance, Risk and Compliance monthly magazine, click here. — Biography: Michelle Gibbings is the Founder and […]

Stuff NZ: Take your influencing skills to the next level at work

In today’s increasingly complex environment we’re expected to do more with less resources. To get traction and make progress, you have to be able to influence. Read my article on the Stuff NZ website, where I discuss 10 tips to take your influencing skills to a new level. — In today’s increasingly complex environment it’s hard to […]

The Age: Audit and develop your personal skills to help prepare for career change

To stay ahead you need to learn with purpose by looking forward and determining what skills you need in the future. The best starting point is to conduct a personal skills audit. On Saturday, the Age shared my article. You can read it by clicking here. — It is a cliché to say the world […]

SMH: Audit and develop your personal skills to help prepare for career change

To stay ahead you need to learn with purpose by looking forward and determining what skills you need in the future. The Sydney Morning Herald shared my article, which discusses how to conduct a personal skills audit, so that you can thrive through career change. Read the full article here. — It is a cliché to say the […]

Modern Careers Magazine: The 7 step guide to a personal skills audit

In order to cope and thrive through change,  you need to keep your skills relevant and continuously refine and adapt your operating style. If you don’t, you’ll quickly become outdated. Modern Careers Magazine shared my 7 step guide to auditing your personal skills. You can read the full article here. — It’s a cliché to say the […]

Sensis: Audit your personal skills

To have a thriving career, you need to keep your skills relevant and continuously refine and adapt your operating style. This month, Sensis shared my seven-step guide to auditing your personal skills. You can read the article here. — If you want your career to flourish, you need to work on your abilities just as hard as […]

Open Forum: Why influence is a competitive advantage

In today’s complex environment, we are expected to deliver more results in a faster timeframe and with less resources. To get things done and done well, you need to be able to influence. Read my full article here. — In our work environment shaped by technological disruption we are expected to deliver more results in a […]

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 […]