Are you an entitled leader?

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We often hear stories about celebrities and their ridiculous demands. Whether it’s $900 titanium drinking straws, specific types of candles and flowers, rooms painted in certain colours or unusual food requests. Whether some of these requests are true or not, they make good fodder for the tabloids. We can see examples of entitlement across society. It’s a person […]

Leaderonomics: How Do You Do Leadership?

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Effective leadership begins with you as I explain in this article for Leaderonomics. The true character of a person’s leadership comes to the fore in times of a crisis. None more so than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose words when offered safe passage to the US were, “The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.” […]

Money & Life: What post-pandemic workplace demands of leaders

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As the world returns to some normalcy following the COVID pandemic, now is the perfect time to rethink and create the optimal workplace environment for you and your team. Thanks to Money & Life for the opportunity to provide my four steps to help financial planning practices thrive. As we move further into 2022, we’re […]

Inside FMCG: Why team culture is king

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Workplace culture shapes behaviour. It gives a sense of belonging and of being a part of a team. That’s never more important than in difficult times like the ones we live in now. Thanks to Inside FMCG for the opportunity to share my ideas.  Te year 2022 is well under way, and the reality of […]

CEOWorld Magazine: What to do if you’re a bad boss

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In this article published for CEOWorld Magazine, Michelle provides ideas on how you can change if you have recognised that you are a bad boss. Being a leader today isn’t easy. Leaders are facing unchartered territory, an uncertain business environment and economic challenges the like of which many will never have experienced before. At the […]

CFO Magazine: Leadership is a choice

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As published in CFO Magazine, Michelle asks the question if you’ve ever wondered if you’re a bad boss? Read on. Fictionalised in movies, but all too real in offices, factories, and worksites worldwide, we’ve all worked for one — the bad boss. But have you ever wondered if you’re someone else’s lousy boss? No rational […]

How do you do leadership?

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The true character of a person’s leadership comes to the fore in times of a crisis. None more so than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose words when offered safe passage to the US were, “The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.” Some people in leadership roles play politics for their own gain, so aptly […]

psnews.com.au: Vive La Difference! Seeking diversity of thought

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Published in psnews.com.au, Michelle cautions leaders against always selecting people for their teams they think will be comfortable to work with. By the time you read this article, you are likely to have already done a myriad of things, many of which were based on your habits. Humans are habitual creatures who are comfortable with […]

IIDM: Video Seminar: Self-Care Is Vital For Leaders In 2022 – Here’s How To Do It

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Watch Michelle in this four-part video series on self-care as she explains why looking after yourself, as a leader, is important. In these four videos, Michelle explains: Why does self-care matter for leaders? What are the warning signs of burn out? How do you manage stress and prevent burn out? How do you best support […]