What’s Your Circuit Breaker?

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Welcome to 2022 and the first weekly insights for the year. It’s so good to have you back. Undoubtedly, the year is kicking off amidst much uncertainty and mixed expectations. In this year’s World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, most respondents were either worried or concerned when asked the question ‘How do you feel about the […]

AFR Work & Careers Newsletter: Tip of the Week

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Thank to Tess Bennett (Work & Careers reporter for AFR),  Michelle provides her ‘Tip of the Week’ in the Work & Careers newsletter (brought to you in partnership with SEEK). Set your intentions for the year Identifying goals can help workers make career progress by prioritising what’s most important, says workplace expert Michelle Gibbings. “Now’s […]

Arts Hub: Four ways to achieve your work goals

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Thank you to Jo Pickup for this article where Michelle contributes her advice on how to achieve your work goals in 2022.  Back at work with fresh eyes for the year? Here’s how to take your career to new places in 2022. The start of the year is great for goal setting and planning what […]

Are your expectations, hope and optimism not helping you?

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I was chatting with my mum recently (who lives in Queensland) and she asked me how I was doing. Oddly, I found it hard to respond. I wasn’t feeling bad or dreadfully unhappy during Melbourne’s lockdown number 6, nor was I feeling happy. Instead, it was a weird kind of feeling of nothingness (not a word […]

Foundr: 5 ways to supercharge your creativity

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In this article for Foundr, I outline five innovative ways you can get creative and supercharge career. When you think about creativity and innovation, what comes to mind? The iPhone? Driverless cars? Art and sculpture? Or things that were once considered innovative, such as the humble toaster? Creativity and innovation are all around us. It […]

Are you ready?

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Out of curiosity and perhaps a secret desire for validation, I’ve been running a straw poll to check how rested, and ready people are for the year ahead. Why might you ask? Well, I noticed that even though I had scheduled holidays over Christmas and summertime, I didn’t feel like I had a break. My […]

Is it too much of a good thing?

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Welcome to the first Weekly Insights for 2021! I hope you had time to rest and recharge over summer, so you are ready for another interesting year. At this time of the year, most people take time out to think about their goals for the year ahead. For some people, that activity may be cursory […]