psnews.com.au: When it’s time to stop following the tribe

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Michelle says you should never sit quietly by and accept an organisation’s sub-optimal culture simply because you feel you have to ‘fit in’. Thanks to psnews.com.au for sharing her insights. You don’t have to look too far to find stories about how an organisation’s poor culture has been the root cause of its malaise, poor […]

psnews.com.au: Leading the Way to Successful Change

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We all know workplace change is inevitable, but badly-managed change is worse than no change at all. In this article, thanks to psnews.com.au Michelle suggests ways to avoid the pitfalls. If you’ve worked in any organisation for a while, you’ll likely have experienced some form of organisational change. Sadly, your experience of the change may […]

Inside Retail: The future of work: why we shouldn’t forget the human-to-human equation

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Thanks to Inside Retail, in this article Michelle provides advice on why we shouldn’t forget the human-to-human equation. The 2017 McKinsey Global Institute report surveyed 46 countries representing about 80 per cent of the global workforce and found that fewer than five per cent of occupations could be fully automated, but about 60 per cent could have […]

Inside Small Business: The future of work: why we shouldn’t forget the human-to-human equation

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Thanks to Inside Small Business, in this article Michelle discusses why we shouldn’t forget the human-to-human equation as the future of work evolves.  The 2017 McKinsey Global Institute report surveyed 46 countries representing about 80 per cent of the global workforce and found that fewer than five per cent of occupations could be fully automated, but about […]

In The Black: Learned helplessness at work: what it is and how to beat it

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Thank you to Nicola Heath and In The Black Magazine as Michelle contributes her insights to this article about what learned helplessness at work is and how it can be overcome with proper tools and techniques.  A junior staff member fails to report bullying from a senior colleague, enduring the harassment in silence instead. A manager perpetuates […]

In The Black: The Notorious BAU

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Thanks to In The Black and Alexandra Cain, in this article Michelle was invited to comment on the discussion about “business as usual”. The term “business as usual”, or BAU, encompasses the routine functions that are essential to the smooth running of any organisation. Too much focus on this aspect of operations, however, risks deprioritising […]

The New Daily: Bleisure travel works wonders as a perk

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Thanks to Kate Jones, Senior Reporter and The New Daily for inviting Michelle to provide her comments about bleisure. Blurring of work-life boundaries has its downsides, but bleisure is definitely not one of them. Blending business and leisure is a work perk more people are taking advantage of when they travel on the company purse. […]