Michelle regularly writes for and features in local and international publication and media outlets.

Inside Small Business: Supercharge your negotiating skills with these five tips

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Read Michelle’s five tips on how to supercharge of negotiating skills, in this article published in Inside Small Business. People often think of negotiating as something they rarely do. In reality, you negotiate many times a day. Whether it’s a discussion with your partner as to who’s collecting the children from school, or a discussion […]

CEOWorld Magazine: Do you know the line you won’t cross?

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For CEOWorld Magazine, Michelle wrote this article that contains advice around values and challenges that test our authenticity and integrity. In the workplace, you’ll see people who lose their voice and authenticity in an attempt to be liked by everyone or in their effort to build relationships and build a support base. They think achieving […]

Ultra106five: Pivoting Careers post Covid 19

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In this podcast, Michelle is interviewed by Dave from Weekend Wondering from Ultra106Five radio. Here they look at pivoting careers, post Covid-19. With the May unemployment figures showing that 44 per cent of COVID-19 job losses hit Australians aged under 25, now more than ever taking charge of your career is essential. Melbourne workplace expert […]

Team Guru: How to deal with a Bad Boss

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Listen to Michelle in this podcast from Team Guru with David Frizzell about how to deal with a bad boss.  Team Guru Podcast · 130 – How to deal with a Bad Boss | Michelle Gibbings Bad Bosses. We’ve all had them. Some of us work for one now. So what can you do about it? […]

CEO Magazine: How to future proof your leadership career

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 In this article published in CEO Magazine, I outline how to future proof your career in leadership in this rapidly changing landscape. We are seeing robots do the work of humans in dispensing prescription drugs, researching judgments and case law, and analysing insurance claims Research from multiple sources confirms that workplace change, largely driven by […]

Thrive Global: The power of the pause

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There’s a time for speaking and then there’s a time for silence. Pausing and using silence as a communication tool can be very powerful. In this article published in Thrive Global, I highlight why pausing is very effective. Great communicators have an impact, but often their impact isn’t just about what they say, it’s about […]

Business Franchise Australia and New Zealand: Want Better Output? Then Focus on the Safety of Your Team

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In this article featured in Business Franchise Australia and New Zealand, I highlight how you can achieve better output from your team. When leaders think about ways to motivate their team, safety isn’t something that would typically top the list of considerations, and yet it plays a crucial role. People want to work in an […]

Inside Small Business: A guide to managing performance reviews remotely

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Deciding how and when to conduct performance reviews when employees and leaders are working remotely can be challenging. Here are several factors to consider as outlined by Michelle in this article published in Inside Small Business. Debates about performance reviews take on new intensity during a time when many employees and leaders are working remotely. […]

IIDM: 5 traps for leaders that can trip you up

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In this article for the International Institute of Directors and Managers, Michelle highlights five traps to be aware of that can trip you up as a leader.  Throughout my career and with the executive coaching work I do now, I often see leaders who are trapped. They know something’s not working, but struggle to pinpoint […]

Yahoo finance: 5 ways to build up your resume without a job

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First published in Yahoo finance, in this article Michelle provides five ways to get you back to work. When a person unexpectedly finds themselves out of work, one of the first things they will do as they seek to find a new job is to update their resume or LinkedIn profile. Both tools play a […]

News Ltd: How side-hustlers are making the most of online businesses ideas during COVID-19 lockdown

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In this article for News Ltd, Michelle was invited to offer her thoughts about how side hustles can turn a profit for you during the COVID-19 lockdown. Michelle Gibbings said most side hustles had an online element and entrepreneurs should ensure what they offered was in demand as “there may not be a market there”. […]

Mindfood: How to Stocktake Your Career and Life

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Here, in this article are Michelle’s top four tips to help you find success and happiness in your career with this career and lifestyle stocktake, as published in Mindfood. Find success and happiness with these four tips on how to conduct a career and life stocktake. Your career is just one part – albeit an […]

TODAY Show: Back to the office

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In this segment from the TODAY Show, Michelle was invited to comment on how to stay safe at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch Michelle here. Michelle says, “Your employer has a duty of care to provide a safe work environment. They’re not going to want you to come to work and get sick. “There’s […]

The Daily Telegraph: The keys to becoming influential in your industry

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Michelle provides her comments in this article for The Daily Telegraph on how to become influential in the workplace. Michelle says it’s important that workers understand how they are seen by others. Read on.  Workplace expert and author of Step Up: How to Build Your Influence at Work Michelle Gibbings said it was important workers […]

Dynamic Business: Let’s Talk: Supporting employees and protecting their wellbeing

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In this article for Dynamic Business, Michelle provides her comments on how to support your employees and protect their wellbeing. Be open with your team about the criticality of self-care, and create a safe environment for your team to share their feelings, and seek support. As part of this, be alert to the warning signs […]

CEOWorld Magazine: 6 ways to stay motivated when the working from home novelty wears off

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In this article, Michelle explains six ways to stay motivated while working from home where uncertainty and things vying for your attention cause distraction – you might find yourself at the end of your working day with little progress. Read on… Working from home can be brilliant, but when it’s unexpected, unplanned and protracted, keeping […]

Herald Sun: 7 ways to boost your career while working from home

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In this article published in the Herald Sun, Michelle suggests it’s a great time for a career stocktake. Read her comments below.  Working from home doesn’t have to mean putting your goals on ice. It can be a time to double down on your career development. Here’s how to use the new normal to ramp […]

News.com.au: 7 ways to boost your career while working from home

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In this article published in News.com.au, Michelle suggests it’s a great time for a career stocktake. Read her comments below.  What a difference a pandemic makes. A few months ago, the only thing standing between you and your career goals was how hard you were willing to hustle. But as you adapt to indefinite lockdown […]

The Daily Telegraph: 7 ways to boost your career while working from home

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In this article first published in The Daily Telegraph, Michelle suggests it’s a great time for a career stocktake. Keep reading below.  What a difference a pandemic makes. A few months ago, the only thing standing between you and your career goals was how hard you were willing to hustle. But as you adapt to […]

Spirit FM: Tips and insights into managing your career during a Pandemic

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In this radio interview for Spirit FM on the Saturday show, Michelle speaks with Ashley Dillon about how to ‘pivot’ yourself and make a career change during a pandemic, upskilling, how to futureproof your career and how to use isolation as a time to reinvent your career.