Leaderonomics: Don’t Bypass the Past

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Sometimes looking back at the past is not a bad thing. Read more in this article for Leaderonomics. In high school, one of my favourite subjects was history. So much so that I thought about becoming a history teacher. Not surprising then that one of my favourite quotes is from the Danish Philosopher Søren Kierkegaard: “Life can […]

Leaderonomics: Eight Golden Rules for Getting Ahead

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To be successful, implement these simple rules. Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity to share these ides. People often ask me, ‘What are some things I can do to get ahead at work?’ While the answer to that question has several caveats and is never precisely the same for everyone, there are a few golden […]

psnews.com.au: Using the past to imagine the future

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It’s easy to dismiss yesterday’s ideas as out-of-date and irrelevant, but like fashions, they have a habit of coming back. Thanks for psnews.com.au for publishing this article about how you can use the past to imagine the future.  In high school, one of my favourite subjects was history; so much so I thought about becoming a […]

Style Magazine: The benefits of challenges

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In this article written by Lauren Ahwan from Style Magzine, Michelle and Lauren discuss students setting challenges for themselves in the subjects they choose to study at school.  Michelle believes the current obsession with STEM at the expense of humanities-based subjects is midguided because many technological tasks will eventually be undertaken by robots. Continue reading.

5 easy mindset tips for getting a promotion this year

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The market is ripe for rising through the ranks. In this article for Body and Soul, Michelle explains why now is the time to make your move.  Whether you title it the ‘Great Resignation’ or ‘Great Reshuffle’, what’s consistent is that there is much movement in the labour market at the moment. So, while other people are moving […]

AFR: Look beyond a pay rise: How to choose between multiple job offers

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Thanks to Tess Bennett and The Australian Financial Review, Michelle had the opportunity to provide her comments of how best to choose between multiple job offers.  Recruiters are warning professionals to look beyond a big pay bump before jumping into a new job, and instead keep sight of their motivations for leaving their old role. […]

Leaderonomics: Is Your Learning Future Fit?

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Michelle explains how learning is the defining factor of your future in this article from Leaderonomics. If you added up the amount of time you spend each week learning, what would the total be? An hour, three hours, more than ten, or perhaps none? If you are an hour or less then you are similar […]

Inside Retail: Here’s what the post-pandemic workplace looks like for leaders

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Thanks to Inside Retail for the opportunity for Michelle to provide her guidance on what the post-pandemic workplace will look like for leaders. As you look ahead to 2022, now’s the perfect time to reflect on your workplace, leadership and team and map a course to ensure the new year is one of success and […]

Six ways to set your Wise Owl free

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If you are a regular reader, you’ll know I only rarely write an article that follows on from the previous week. However, following last Friday’s weekly insight, I received lots of emails. The general sentiment being, ‘Michelle – great article, but how do I tap into my wise owl?” This week, I will share tips […]

Australian Men’s Health: Need to Switch Off Over Summer? Here’s 6 Ways to Ensure You Actually Do

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Manage your energy levels, switch off and get ready for summer fun. Thanks to Australian Men’s Health, Michelle has six tips on how to do this. With the Christmas countdown now on, balancing the inevitable rush of work deadlines and juggling life and family commitments before the summer holidays can be stressful. After another year […]