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

The Carousel: 7 smart steps you can take today to future proof your career

There are deliberate steps you can take to ensure that as the workplace evolves you do too, so you can go on to have a lasting and meaningful career. The Carousel published Michelle’s 7 steps you can take today to future-proof your career. — In a world experiencing exponential change, it’s impossible to future proof […]

Public Accountant – 4 warning signs your leadership is failing

In today’s frantic-paced world, there’s often an expectation that leaders need to have answers at their fingertips, and that it’s not okay to say “I don’t know” or “I’m not sure”, however in a world of increasing complexity and ambiguity, there are lots of unknowns. It’s not possible for leaders to have all the answers […]

Leadernomics.com: Dare you say the Emperor has no clothes

My article, “Dare You Say the Emperor has no Clothes” featured on leadernomics.com this week, which relates to the classic fairytale and talks about how pretentiousness and hypocrisy only thrive when we feed into them. The concept of the fairytale still holds true today. We are tribal creatures. This means we like to fit in and be […]

HC Online: Are your leaders asking the right questions?

In a world of increasing complexity and ambiguity, it’s not possible for leaders to have all the answers all the time. Leaders who are comfortable with uncertainty have a growth mindset and are more willing to embrace the art of curiosity. They recognise that good decision making comes from asking lots of questions, not finding […]

HRD: Are your leaders asking the right questions?

Being open to asking the right question is a hallmark of influential leadership – not just questions to get the answer they want. In a world of increasing complexity and ambiguity, it’s not possible for leaders to have all the answers all the time, but by asking good questions they are encouraging debate and discussion […]

My Business – 4 warning signs your leadership is failing

In today’s frantic-paced world, there’s often an expectation that leaders need to have answers at their fingertips, and that it’s not okay to say “I don’t know” or “I’m not sure”, however in a world of increasing complexity and ambiguity, there are lots of unknowns. It’s not possible for leaders to have all the answers […]

First5000.com: Want more impact? Why you need to say less

In a noisy and fast-paced world it can be easy to get caught in the trap of thinking that your level of impact equates to how much you talk. Leaders who have presence know the right moment to talk and the right time to hold silence. They recognise the impact of silence, and what a powerful […]

2UE Talking Lifestyle: Future Proofing Your Career

I had the pleasure of chatting this morning to John and Garry on 2UE’s Talking Lifestyle show about the importance of embracing change, staying ahead of the game and future proofing your career in a rapidly changing environment. You can listen to the whole interview here.

Power FM: How to Future Proof your Career

I spoke with Kristel from Power FM’s “The Power Pack” show this morning about how to future-proof your career in a rapidly changing world. Listen to the full interview here.

Leaderonomics: If you snooze, do you really lose?

When was the last time someone asked “How are you?”, and the answer was ‘busy’? It seems like everyone I talk to is busy. Being busy is the new normal. But lack of rest leads to poor performance. Busyness can interfere with ethical decision making. In fact, research shows that when people feel pressed for […]