CEO Magazine: Leadership is facilitation

Michelle wrote this article titled “Leadership is facilitation” that originally appeared in CEO Magazine that discusses so much of leadership is about facilitation, and about spending time making sure that everyone feels safe to contribute ideas. So much of leadership is about facilitation, and about spending time making sure that everyone feels safe to contribute […]

Daily Mail: From air traffic controllers to miners: The jobs with salaries over $100k that you DON’T need a university degree for – and how to secure them

In this article, the Daily Mail Australia spoke to Michelle for her advice on the jobs with salaries over $100k that you DON’T need a university degree for – and how to secure them. As the global economy continues to produce low wages growth, many workers are suffering from stagnant salaries and have little prospect […]

Women’s Health – 8 things to keep in mind when asking for a pay rise

Asking for a pay rise can be terrifying, but it doesn’t have to be. My article originally appeared in Women’s Health.   Asking for a pay rise is something most people dread. However, when you shy away from negotiating you are walking away from lots of potential upsides: increased pay, more flexible working hours and […]

MamaMia: Four ways to deal with a horrible boss – that don’t involve quitting on the spot

This article originally appeared on the MamaMia website.   Dealing with a bad boss is not about getting even, but getting savvy about how you manage it. Here are four critical tips. Understand what’s driving their behaviour Seek to understand what’s driving their behaviour, and whether this behaviour is consistent or out of character. There’s […]

The Educator: Curious Leadership

Rather than having all the answers, good leadership is the art of asking the right questions. This article first appeared in The Educator magazine – you can read the entire article here. — In today’s fast-paced world, there’s often an expectation that leaders need to have the answers at their fingertips, that’s it’s not OK to […]

Business Women Media: It’s time to disrupt yourself

My article “It’s time to disrupt yourself” first appeared on the Business Women Media website.  The rules of work have changed and to stay in the game you need to know how to adapt to them and, at times, break them. In the past, the rules of the game were fixed. They were set by […]

CEO Magazine: Why scepticism and debate enhance decision-making

Michelle wrote this article titled “Why scepticism and debate enhance decision-making” that originally appeared in CEO Magazine that discusses why the devil’s advocate has a role to play in organisational decision-making. With the prevalence of ‘fake news’ and corporate scandals, and the increasing complexity and inter-connectedness of the business world it’s timely to challenge the […]

Dynamic Business: Let’s talk … flexible work

In this article, Dynamic Business spoke to Michelle about how flexible working is part of the modern workforce. Since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1991, technology, business and daily life has changed significantly. Who would have thought that billions of people across the globe would conduct business from the palm of their […]

Dynamic Business: Let’s talk … flexible work

Along with more than a dozen other business leaders, I contributed to an article about flexible work and what businesses must consider when implementing flexible work models to their organisation.  The article originally appeared on the Dynamic Business website, here. Since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1991, technology, business and daily life […]

LinkedIn: Presentation Skills – what the best presenters do!

Having the ability to effectively communicate and connect to one or many people at a time is an invaluable skill. For some people, it comes naturally and others not so, but everyone still needs to practice. I was delighted to contribute to this articleby Gabriella Horak of What’s Your Edge, about presentation tips from people […]

Institute of Managers & Leaders: Book Review ‘Career Leap’

My book ‘Career Leap: How to reinvent and liberate your career” was reviewed in the Institute of Mangers and Leaders magazine. You can read the full review here. — Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate your Career For most people, the era of spending their working lives in a single field and a single organisation […]

AFR BOSS: Advice for amping up

It was a privilege to coach Renate Vogt, General Manager of CitiPower and Powercor. Helping her navigate through her new role on an executive level has been a rewarding experience. This article originally appeared in The Australian Financial Review – read on to find out exactly how I helped Renate in stepping up… Michelle Gibbings was an executive in […]

The Australian: Diversity matters in decision making

Michelle wrote this article titled “Diversity matters in decision making” that originally appeared in The Australian. Developing the next generation of leaders is listed as the top issue for chief executives in global resources consultancy DDI’s CEO Challenges: Global Leadership Forecast 2018. Leaders increasingly are being asked to grapple with complex problems for which there […]

Australian Financial Review: How coach Michelle Gibbings helped Renate Vogt step up in her new Powercor role

In this article from the Australian Financial Review, the writer outlines how Michelle Gibbings coached Renate Vogt from a head-of role to a general manager role – her organisation now puts her at the table with the chief executive. Prior to her stepping up, I had done some work with her broader team and the […]

Woman’s Day: 10 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

It’s no secret that how we work is changing – there is more flexibility and remote connectivity. Yet most of us are still unprepared for what it all means for us because we’re still encouraged to think of our careers as entering a workforce and exploring a few roles in search of something that keeps […]

Air Asia: Future proofing careers

In this book review, featured in the Air Asia Magazine, Michelle asks the question, “how do we future-proof our career?”. The way we work is rapidly changing, says careers expert Michelle Gibbings in Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberae your Career. “It’s mainly thanks to technology,” she says. “We’re already seeing robots dispensing prescription […]

New Idea: 5 ways to tell you’re not in the right job

In the April issue of New Idea, I share five warning signs to look out for that may indicate you’re not in the right job. You can read my five tell-tale signs here. — Hate your job? Here’s what to do. It’s never too late to change your career. Here’s how! A career change doesn’t […]

TODAY: Supercharge your career

Workplaces are constantly changing and in order to stay in the game, it’s important to supercharge your knowledge. I spoke with Karl and Georgie on TODAY this week and shared some tips for getting that promotion or pay rise, and how in order to stay in the game, it’s important to get comfortable with career […]