Thanks to Nicola Heath and InTheBlack Magazine, Michelle highlights how to make the most of four unsung moments that can have an impact on our professional lives. Some lesser-know yet important career moments are worth remembering – even receiving critical feedback. Continue reading.
I love this time of year. It brings back happy memories and, even better, the opportunity to create many more happy memories. It’s also a great time to ponder what gifts you want to give yourself to set you up for an awesome 2023. Now, this isn’t a new wardrobe, an expensive holiday or anything […]
In this article for psnews.com.au, Michelle says most people feel good about helping others, but there can be limits to that good feeling if the pressures to help are continuous and overwhelming. Continue reading below. Pandas, polar bears, marine turtles and jaguars are a few of the animals that are solitary creatures. Humans are the opposite. We […]
When you’re a leader, a casual remark, an off-hand comment, or a request can have more impact than you think or perhaps even intend. Many years ago, a colleague recounted an incident that is a stark illustration of this. A group of employees was in a room often used for client and staff events. The […]
Times are tight but it’s more important than ever for workers to fel wanted. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative, non-financial rewards small business can grant their emplyees. Thanks to Tim Ladhams, Editor of Inside Small Business for providing the opportunity for Michelle to offer her advice about employee incentives and rewards. Read on.
It’s been another eventful year with many unexpected twists and turns. Like me, 2021 may not be wrapping up the way you envisaged when champagne corks popped at the start of the year. But before you bid adieu, wrap up 2021 and head off on a summer break, take the time to pause and reflect, shake […]
There’s an old saying, ‘Information is power .’ While there is truth to that statement, so much of our life is better off when we share ideas, knowledge, insights, and our time. For example, where would we be without open-source technology, which is based on making the design and code publicly accessible? So many of the […]
In this article for CEO World Magazine I explain why it’s important to treat your team with respect. Read on. Being a leader can be hard at times, yet there are also many times when it can be straightforward. When you ask employees what they want from their leader, the answers are relatively consistent and […]
Whether you see something that happens to you as luck, fate, destiny or even an opportunity is based on your beliefs and mental paradigms. That is, how you see the world and what you believe to be true, or not. What one person sees as luck another person may construe as something they are entitled […]
When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values, gratitude isn’t a trait that is likely to appear. Yet, more and more research is revealing the significant role it plays in elevating well-being, enhancing relationships and enabling progress. In a working world that’s constantly changing and throwing up obstacles and challenges, the ability for leaders […]