Is Your Leadership on Auto-Pilot?

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Many years ago, when I was travelling in the US, I came across the story of an older couple who were on holiday with their large Recreational Vehicle (RV), what in Australia we’d call a Motorhome. It was the first time they’d taken the RV out and seeing the cruise control function, they interpreted that […]

Are Your Skills About to Expire?

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If someone were to tell you that in less than five years your skills would be 50% less relevant than they are today, would you believe them? Well, you should because that’s the prediction. It’s suggested that the ‘half-life’ for skills, in general, is around 5 years, while for technical fields it’s more like 2.5 years. The […]

CEOWorld Magazine: Why Sustainable leadership is the Key to long-term success

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Thanks to CEOWorld Magazine, Michelle shares insights on sustainable leadership and long-term success. Organisational success in an era of global challenges requires leaders to embrace a sustainable leadership approach, focusing on outcomes that balance current needs with long-term objectives. Striking this balance is challenging but imperative. A PWC report found that nearly 40% of global CEOS thought […]

IML: Five ways leaders can set themselves up for success in 2024

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In this article for Institute of Managers and Leaders, Michelle discusses five ways leaders can be successful this year.  The rollercoaster ride of 2023 is well and truly behind us. Leaders now find themselves getting into the swing of a new year filled with uncertainties and opportunities. Success depends on the approach you take. The […]

Five Strategies to Up Your Game This Year

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Welcome to the first Weekly Insights for 2024. I hope your year is filled with learning, adventure, friendship and kindness. Growing up, I loved school, and I loved the back-to-school preparation even more. In the lead-up to the new school year, Mum would take me shopping to buy textbooks, which I had to wrap in brown […] Are you ready for an AI-induced career leap?

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Michelle Gibbings says the advent of artificial intelligence is going to turn many traditional careers upside down. She suggests ways you can keep ahead of the inevitable disruptions to come. Thanks to for sharing Michelle’s thoughts. Careers have twists and turns, ups and downs, and many unexpected chances and challenges. If someone had asked […]

Are you under, over or a balanced self-promoter?

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One of the questions people often ask me is, ‘How do I get the balance right in promoting myself?’. People worry about over-promoting and coming off as arrogant, and others find talking about themselves difficult. However, as someone once said to me, ‘Michelle, if you don’t claim the credit for your work, there will be […]