Five key factors when deciding what’s next?

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Careers have twists and turns, ups and downs, and many unexpected chances and challenges. If someone had asked me to map out my career when I was in my early 20s, I would never have envisaged it unfolding as it has: multiple roles, companies, geographies and professions. As a serial career leaper, the root causes of my […]

What debate will you start today?

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Debating was part of my childhood and school years. At family dinners, we debated all the time: ideas, concepts, politics and opinions. It was a natural segue to join the debating squad at high school. I loved the energy, conversations and learning. Debating as a concept harks back to ancient times. It’s designed to encourage participants […]

Where does self-care fit on your to-do list?

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Many years ago, taking care of my health and well-being was down my priority list. I ate ok, generally slept well and got a modicum of exercise. Nothing was entirely out of balance, nor was it humming along perfectly. I regularly cancelled a gym session because of meetings or snacked late at night because I […]

Brytfmonline: Not sure if it’s time to look for another job? Answer These Six Questions – Human Resources

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Thank you to Andrea Hargraves and Brytfmonline for the opportunity for Michelle to share her insights on when the time is right to look for another job.  Professionals considering a career change this year are advised to discuss with their manager potential role changes before jumping ship, Financial Review reports. Leah Lambert, career coach and […]

psnews.com.au: Find the sweet spot in your job search

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Thanks to psnews.com.au, in this article Michelle explains when changing careers, a wide selection of choices can lead to procrastination, indecision and inertia. For some, career decisions are simple. For others, not so much, particularly when they know they don’t enjoy their current career, but don’t know what to do next. It’s even more complicated if […]

What are you primed for?

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If you’ve ever painted a room in a house before, you’ll likely have engaged in the debate about whether to prime or not. Advocates of priming will tell you that it prepares the surface and will help you get a cleaner and smoother finish. Opponents will say it’s a waste of time and just adds […]

Are you outsourcing what you love?

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As someone who loves to get things done, I am always looking for ways to save time and make the most of it. I’m not alone on that front. There are productivity hacks, mantras, books, gurus, and many messages telling us to be productive. There’s even a Productivity Commission. Productivity in all these guises is […]