Body & Soul: Your job getting you down? Here’s 5 ways to shake things up without quitting

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Bored? Stuck in a rut? Looking for what’s next? You don’t need to quit your job to find more joy at work. Thanks to news.com (Body & Soul) for asking me to share some tips in this article. Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings knows that even work that is fun eventually becomes mundane. However, that doesn’t […]

Yahoo Finance: 4 steps to supercharging your career this financial year

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In this article for Yahoo Finance, Michelle outlines her four steps in order to supercharge your career this finacial year. The new financial year is here, and it’s the perfect time to do a stocktake on your career and build a plan to supercharge your progress. Check your career’s fitness How fit is your career? […]

The Power of Being Underestimated

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Relationships are full of expectations. We can expect someone to do something or not do something. We have assumptions about people’s behaviours and motives. Of course, these expectations go both ways, and there are times when a person’s expectations of you may be lower than they should be. They underestimate what you can and will […]

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 […]

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

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Suffering a mid year slump? Over winter and over COVID and finding it harder to keep your workplace motivation going? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us are suffering from a mid year slump. The good news is there are steps you can take to kick start the motivation engine. Thanks to CEO Magazine […]

Why you need to seek out what’s different

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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 routine. However, our habits and routines aren’t just about what we do. They are also about how we think and […]

The unexpected benefits of waiting

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We live in a time of immediacy. We want everything in an instant. Don’t know something? Google it. Want something? Order it. I was reminded of this desire for immediacy following our recent trip to the Northern Territory (yes, I was luckily already away before the most recent Melbourne lockdown). After the trip, I was […]

New Idea: 5 sure-fire ways to avoid job burnout

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Burnout is on the rise and it’s felt by many workers in today’s workforce. Michelle was invited by New Idea Magazine to contribute her thoughts in this article, on ways to avoid burnout at work. In the face of shrinking job stability, mounting workloads, fewer resources to complete work and less work­ life balance, it’s […]

Yahoo Finance: How to fall in love with your job in 2021

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Michelle was invited by Yahoo Finance to contribute her thoughts about how to love your job. Read Michelle’s six suggestions below or refer to the Yahoo Finance article here. The alarm goes off or your mobile phone pings to signal the start of the working day. Do you jump out of bed excited or roll […]

Is it too much of a good thing?

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Welcome to the first Weekly Insights for 2021! I hope you had time to rest and recharge over summer, so you are ready for another interesting year. At this time of the year, most people take time out to think about their goals for the year ahead. For some people, that activity may be cursory […]