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

In The Black: 5 simple rules for making better decisions

Leaders make many decisions every day. When determining important strategic matters – such as where to invest, which product to launch and how to address falling margins – the effectiveness of the decision-making process is crucial. To read five simple steps to making better decisions, head over to the In the black website. — These simple […]

HRD Australia: How leaders can extend their influence

Establishing influence takes effort and practice, and these are skills that can be learned. Head over to HC online where I shared ten steps to extend your influence. — Being able to influence is vital for leaders to get heard and to get initiatives across the line, according to Michelle Gibbings, founder of Change Meridian and author of the […]

Podcast: Stepping up in your career

From technical expert to leader – such a common journey across organisations and industries. A specialist who performs well in their job can find themselves being promoted and in a position to influence the work of many. But, as any person that’s been in that position will tell you, being technically brilliant  does not necessarily equip you […]

CEO World Magazine: To accelerate progress look at how you make decisions

Leaders make many decisions each day.  Decisions that range from simple things such as what tie or dress to wear, to more strategic matters such as where to invest, what product to launch and how to address falling margins. Want to master decision making – the CEO World Magazine shared some of my top tips. […]

Adviser Voice: 10 things you can do to build a better network

Do you know how effective your network is? Does it help or hinder your ability to grow your practice? If you want to boost your networking effectiveness, the Adviser Voice website shared my ten tips of what you can do. — The old saying “It’s not what you know – but who you know” is still […]

Mortgage Professional Australia: Four-step guide to driving the change in your business

Taking an established business in a new direction can be a daunting prospect. Change is everywhere – impacting on both large and small organisations. To survive and flourish in this environment, organisations need to master four key steps. Read the four steps in the Mortgage Professional Australia. — Taking an established business in a new […]

HRM Online: Career development – 5 ways to make sure you are up to speed

To find out how to assess where you currently sit and make a plan to get to where you want to be, read my Career Development article on the Human Resources Media website. — To stay current, HR practitioners need to focus on their own career development as much as helping employees with theirs. Here are […]

Executive Style: Seven career killers it’s tough to come back from

One minute you’re hotfooting it past all comers on your scramble to the top of your career. The next you’ve been sidelined, demoted or shunted off the fast track, thanks to an epic blunder which sees colleagues, clients and competitors shaking their heads and wondering what you were thinking. Besides doing something which sees your […]

Smart Company: Quit multi-tasking and try the three A’s of productivity

Multi-tasking is a myth – it’s time to try the three A’s of productivity. Find out what they are and read the full article on the Smart Company website. — The world is changing, and faster than it ever has before, and so the demands to do more with less time and resources continue. A […]

HRD Australia: How can HR become more influential?

HR professionals who are truly influential play a critical role in shaping how trends impact their organisation. However, the ability to be influential is not a skill that most HR practitioners exhibit. The good news is this is a talent which can be built up, rather than something innate within us. My article was shared […]