Is your communication all about you?

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It’s a typical workday. You rush from meeting to meeting (and yes, you can rush virtually too). Send a few emails and text messages and talk with a team member to update them on things you think they need to know. You then rush to your next meeting. Sound familiar? I’ll admit I’ve been guilty […]

CEO Magazine: Why you shouldn’t confuse meetings with collaborations

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Meetings aren’t likely to go away, so rather than view them as a waste of time, spend time planning and strategising to realise their collaborative intent. Continue reading as Michelle explains more in this article from CEO Magazine.  Meetings, meetings and more meetings. The meeting culture in most organisations is still pervasive, and during the […]

psnews.com.au: Words have power: Use them carefully

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Thanks to psnews.com.au, in this article Michelle discusses the more senior you are in an organisation, the more you have to watch that your often casual remarks do not have unintended consequences. 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 […]

psnews.com.au: Creating value from an employee’s exit

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Michelle says an employee’s notice of resignation should be the start of a process providing essential value and learning to the organisation they are leaving. Thanks to psnews.com.au for the opportunity for Michelle to share her thoughts. People joining and leaving teams and organisations is a regular part of the working world. Often, there is a […]

psnews.com.au: Is your boss really that bad?

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Do you blame your boss when your working relationship is challenged? It’s easy to lay blame at their feet . Thanks to psnews.com.au for the opportunity to share seven bad habits that could be impacting your working relationship. When your working relationship with your boss is challenging, it’s easy to lay the blame at their feet. […]

Money & Life: What a workplace demands of leaders

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Thanks to Money & Life, Michelle provides four steps to help financial planning practices thrive.  As we move further into 2022, we’re beginning to regain some post-pandemic normalcy with our lives, particularly as people return to their workplaces and offices. Continue reading.

Seven tips for managing an entitled team member

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Working with an entitled team member is challenging, and so too is managing an entitled team member. Employees with high psychological entitlement morally rationalise their behaviour to explain workplace outcomes in a self-serving manner and still see themselves positively. Research shows they have lower levels of engagement, are more likely to engage in unethical behaviour, […]

Business Essentials Daily: Dealing with self-entitled employees

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Listen to this podcast from Business Essentials Daily where Michelle and Chris Ashmore discuss self-entitled staff members. A self-entitled employee is someone who thinks they should be paid more, who always wants promotions, the best opportunities, bonuses and take holidays only when it suits them. Often, a self-entitled employee is not particularly good at what […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: Six leadership lessons from 2021 to help you lead better in 2022

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Thanks to the Institute of Managers and Leaders for the opportunity for Michelle to share her six leadership lessons to help you lead better this coming year.  As you look ahead to 2022, now’s the perfect time to reflect on your leadership, team dynamics and workplace culture to map a course for renewed progress and sustainable outcomes. The new year will bring change and ambiguity with unpredictable market […]

Leaderonomics: How Good is Your Decision Making in A Crisis?

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Thanks to Leaderonomics, in this article Michelle discusses when a crisis hits, can you trust yourself? 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 […]