psnews.com.au: Using the past to imagine the future

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It’s easy to dismiss yesterday’s ideas as out-of-date and irrelevant, but like fashions, they have a habit of coming back. Thanks for psnews.com.au for publishing this article about how you can use the past to imagine the future.  In high school, one of my favourite subjects was history; so much so I thought about becoming a […]

Leaderonomics: Six Steps to Avoiding Burnout

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Implement these strategies to prevent burnout. Thanks to Leaderonomics for publishing Michelle’s six strategies to avoid burnout. 2022 is well underway, and for many of us, it feels like we are starting the year with an emotional hangover. Two years of COVID induced uncertainty and lockdowns has left us feeling tired and drained. Even the […]

Six Steps to Avoiding Burnout

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2022 is well underway, and for many of us, it feels like we are starting the year with an emotional hangover. Two years of COVID induced uncertainty and lockdowns has left us feeling tired and drained. Even the summer holidays didn’t leave us feeling recharged. While it’s not yet time to write 2022 off, there […]

Leaderonomics: Five Tips for Switching Off From Work

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Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity for Michelle to share her five tips on how to switch off from work. Work Matters But So Do You – Remember to Disconnect. These days switching off from work isn’t as simple as packing up and heading home. There are often expectations that you are constantly on and […]

CEO Magazine: Workplace expert’s advice to eliminating the unproductive mid-year slump

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In this article on CEO Magazine, Michelle Gibbings explains the simplest ways to hack your deflated work ethic back into action. Getting up and going can be hard on those cold, dark wintry days, and your productivity can wane to the detriment of your employer, or worse, your own business. A range of studies has […]

What are you missing from work?

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When you ask people what they miss about working from home, it’s not the commute or the need to get dressed up. What they miss are the connection and interactions. The banter. The laughs. The conversations with their friends at work. Yes, not just their work colleagues, but their friends. On this, the International Day […]

My Millennial Career Podcast: Good Boss, Bad Boss

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Michelle joined Shell Johnson and Emily Bowen on My Millennial Career Podcast to discuss the bad bosses, listen here. We have all either worked for a bad boss, managed a bad boss or been a bad boss ourselves, yikes! Michelle Gibbings knows so much about the experiences of bad bosses so who better to join […]

What are you chasing?

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It’s been one of those days where your working day doesn’t seem to work anymore. It may be because your boss is getting increasingly difficult. Perhaps your colleagues are driving you nuts, or you are just bored and ready for something else. When you reach this point, you’ll often get the well-intentioned but not so […]

New Idea: 5 ways to never feel stressed at work again

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New Idea invited Michelle to contribute her thoughts (in the article below) on how to reduce stress at work. Read Michelle’s suggestion at point #2 below.  Is the pressure building at work? Turn to these ideas. You know the feeling. It’s Saturday night and a creeping sense of dread arrives whenever you think about the working […]

Are you on the right treadmill?

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People often talk about happiness as though it’s a commodity – something to buy, seek out and ultimately secure. This searching for happiness becomes the focal point, shunning feelings of unhappiness or anything that doesn’t make them happy. It’s true that happiness matters, but it’s more complicated than just searching for happiness in personal and professional […]