The Sydney Morning Herald: Creating a well environment for work… at home

In this article featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, Michelle offers her insight and advice on how to create a well environment for work, at home. Ensuring you have a modern home office that meets all your wellness and workplace needs is as important to your lifestyle as eating well and breathing fresh air. From […]

psnews.com.au: Spreading the joy: How to do your bit for workplace happiness

In this article featured in psnews.com.au, Michelle says that while it’s unrealistic to love every moment of the working day it is possible to spread the joy around as far as possible. The alarm goes off or your iPhone pings to signal the start of the working day. Do you jump out of bed excited or […]

CEOWORLD Magazine: How Leaders Can Leverage Skills From All Ages To Create An Optimum Workforce

Michelle recently wrote an article featured in CEOWORLD Magazine on how leaders can leverage from the skills within their team to create an optimum workforce. As organisations grapple with more complex decisions and an ever increasing pace of change building a workforce equipped with the skills and experience to thrive in this environment is critical. […]

Yahoo Finance: The skills that will get you a higher-paying job

Michelle recently featured in Yahoo Finance talking about the skills that you need to get a higher paying job. As wages growth continues to stagnate in Australia, securing a pay rise in your current profession is getting harder. Is it time to consider shifting roles or industries where pay rates are traditionally higher? No degree […]

The Weekend Australian: Improve wellbeing with a little practice.

In an article featured in The Weekend Australian, Michelle talks about how leaders can improve workplace well being, with a little practice. When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values, gratitude isn’t a trait that is likely to appear — yet increasingly it is considered to be critical for wellbeing and success. The 2017 […]

Leadernomics: Are you headed for a burnout?

Michelle recently wrote an article featured in Leadernomnics about the risk of getting burnout. In a world that’s in a constant state of busy-ness being able to slow down and find time for self-care can be very hard. Leaders worry that if they slow down they will miss something, or simply not have enough time […]

business woman MEDIA: Inspiring women who took control of their careers

Featured in business woman MEDIA, Michelle talks about some inspiring women who took the leap and took control of their careers. Successful careers are borne out of two common threads – being deliberate and purposeful, and being willing to take a risk and put in the effort. Career success isn’t about luck and being in […]

CEO Magazine: Are you outsourcing your change leadership?

In this article featured in CEO Magazine, Michelle talks about how to be an effective change leader when your business is going through a transformation. Technology is changing all aspects of how we work and live, with the inevitable result being constant and rapid change in the workplace. To be successful, leaders need to work […]

Leadernomics: Do you think like a leader?

Do you think like a leader? Michelle recently explored this question in an article she wrote for Leadernomics. Developing the next generation of leaders was listed as the top issue for CEOs in DDI’s CEO Challenges: Global Leadership Forecast for 2018 report. Leaders are increasingly being asked to grapple with complex problems for which there […]

Yahoo Finance: Thinking of going part-time? Read these 6 tips first

Michelle recently wrote an article featured in Yahoo Finance about what things to consider before moving to a part-time job. There might be one of various reasons why someone already in the workforce wants to move from full to part time work. They may be wanting to scale down and ease into retirement, or they […]

Q Super: Taking your career to the next level

Michelle recently featured in Q Super talking about how to take your career to the next level. Ideally, we all want to grow our career and that usually means a more exciting job and a larger wage, or salary. But while you may be ambitious to achieve a senior role, how do you get there? […]

Insurance Business Australia: Why some stress is actually good for insurance brokers

In a recent article featured in Insurance Business Australia, Michelle talks about why some stress is good for insurance brokers. Most brokers are used to juggling a consortium of tasks and challenges but, for those who have found themselves eyeing the easy life with envy, take solace in the thought that a little bit of […]

Money & Life: Are you owning your reputation?

Are you owning your reputation? Michelle explored this question in an article she wrote for Money & Life. Owning your reputation means being clear on your values and what you stand for. Everyone has a reputation, which is essentially what they are known for. The challenge is that what you want to be known for, […]

CEOWORLD magazine: Thinking Differently As Competitive Advantage

Michelle recently featured in the CEOWORLD magazine writing about why thinking differently is a competitive advantage. Developing the next generation of leaders was listed as the top issue for CEOs in DDI’s CEO Challenges: Global Leadership Forecast for 2018 report. Leaders are increasingly being asked to grapple with complex problems for which there is no one right […]

Business Woman Media: The art of negotiating salary during the job interview

In a recent article featured in Business Woman Media, Michelle offers her tips on how to negotiate your salary during a job interview. Most people don’t like talking about money, and so negotiating the starting salary for a new role is something many people dread. However, when you shy away from negotiating you are walking […]

psnews.com.au: Dumping the dump: How to battle the bad days

Michelle recently wrote an article featured on the psnews.com.au website offering ways on how you can battle the bad days. You miss an important meeting. Your plane is cancelled. You lose a key document when your computer crashes. You miss out on a major deal. The list could go on. Bad days are the days when […]

Yahoo Finance: 4 expert tips to hit the refresh button on your career

Featured on the Yahoo Finance website, Michelle shares her four tips on how to hit the refresh button on your career. The way we work is changing: these days, jobs are made and found online (and even on Facebook). If you’re conscious about moving forward in your career but not sure how to make the most […]

Insurance Business Magazine: Why your brokerage should be volunteering

Michelle recently wrote an article featured in the Insurance Business Magazine talking about why your brokerage should be volunteering. An international leadership expert has urged brokerages to participate in volunteering days, saying the benefits are three-fold – at the very least. “Firstly, one of the key benefits is around bonding and team dynamics,” says Michelle […]