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 […]

IIDM: Building A Team Where Values Matter Is Critical

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In this article for the International Institute of Directors & Managers (IIDM), Michelle discusses the importance of values when building your team. Creating a healthy and thriving team environment starts by understanding the values of your team members. Values underpin how a person feels, thinks and behaves, and they can sometimes be challenged in the […]

IIDM: 5 ways to prepare yourself for the future of work

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In this article for International Institute of Directors & Managers, Michelle provides five ways you can prepare for the future or work. The jobs market is booming, with recent ABS data revealing more than 423,000 job vacancies and staff shortages across multiple industries and sectors. Think back to a few years ago, and the conversation […]

psnews.com.au: When being decisive means changing your mind

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People who constantly change their minds can be seen as weak and a frustration to co-workers. Thanks to psnews.com.au, Michelle says it’s about knowing the time when a mind change is absolutely the right thing to do. Many years ago, I worked with someone who constantly changed their mind, making working for them exceptionally difficult. […]

When was the last time you changed your mind?

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Many years ago, I worked with someone who constantly changed their mind, making working for them exceptionally difficult. While they were a nice person, they never seemed to know what they wanted. Everything required multiple iterations and lots of dead ends. It resulted in loads of wasted time and energy. Worst of all, I never […]

Leaderonomics: Decision Making Isn’t One Size Fits All

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Making the right decision will lead to a great outcome as Michelle explains in this article published by Leaderonomics.com. Many years ago, I worked for someone who based their entire decision-making framework on the catchphrase – ‘A quick decision’s a good decision’. Sometimes this approach worked in their favour, and other times, it left them […]