How good is your decision making in a crisis?

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Decisions are all around us. Some are big. Others are small. Some have minor consequences, and some – if wrong – have catastrophic outcomes. There’s no more stark reminder of this than watching and reading about bushfires and examining the decisions people make under extreme stress and during a crisis. ABC TV’s new drama – Fires – […]

Foundr: How are you preparing your workforce for the future?

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Thank you to Foundr for inviting Michelle to share her thoughts on how to prepare your workforce for the future. Every day, news sources share stories about predictions and studies about the future. Some of these stories are positive, others negative; some will come true, and others will not. It’s often a challenge to know […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: How to conduct successful performance reviews remotely

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In this article for the Institue of Managers and Leaders, Michelle outlines several factors when deciding how and when to conduct performance reviews as so many of us are now working remotely. Debates about performance reviews – their purpose and impact – take on new intensity during a pandemic and when uncertainty, change, and remote […]

IML: Back in the office: a leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

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When champagne corks were popping to ring in the New Year, many hoped that 2021 would farewell uncertainty and unpredictability. COVID-19’s long tail has dashed that hope, and employees and employers are grappling with establishing a new normal as workplace expectations have shifted. How do you find an approach that best meets your needs? Michelle […]

What’s your authenticity gap?

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As organisations confront a constantly changing future mixed with uncertainty and opportunity, they need leaders willing to embrace who they are and be comfortable not having all the answers. In short, they need to be authentic. Bain’s The Firm of the Future report outlined the shifts to the existing paradigms underpinning businesses. Much of this still holds today, […]

Leaderonomics: 5 Ways to Ensure the Leaders you Manage are Leading Well

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In this article for Leaderonomics, Michelle outlines her five tips on being a great enterprise leader. Leaders set standards by their behaviour and by the behaviour of their leadership team. Leading is not easy. In times of change and uncertainty, those leadership standards are tested. Leaders need to lead their leaders and ensure that those […]

The AM Show: How to avoid workplace drama

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Michelle had a fabulous conversation with Duncan and the NZ AM morning show crew talking about workplace drama. How do you stay out of the office drama and build great working relationships? Thanks to The AM Show team for having Michelle on.    

Mortgage Professional Magazine: Adapting leadership to a post-pandemic workforce

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In this article for Mortgage Professional Magazine, Michelle shares her ideas on how to adapt your leadership in a post-pandemic workforce. Since the social restrictions introduced in 2020 forced much of the Australian workforce to work from home, employers have been preparing for what the workforce will look like moving forward. Michelle Gibbings offers some […]

HRD: COVID fatigue? Leadership tips to revitalise your team

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It’s been a challenging time for many employees and employers, making team connection and engagement more critical than ever. Michelle was delighted to be interviewed by HRD to share her tips and insights on how to bring back connection and rebuild and enhance your team’s dynamics. Read the article below. Next week marks 12 months […]