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 […]

Inside Retail: Before burnout: a leader’s guide to self-care

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On the edge of burnout? Thanks to Inside Retail as Michelle shares five traps to watch out for that can trip you up. Leadership roles are taxing – mentally and physically – and it’s easy to get locked into unhealthy behaviour patterns. It often takes a crisis – getting fired, being made redundant, a significant […]

Are you relying on your Wise Owl or Guard Dog?

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We all love to believe that we are rational and reasonable beings – who always make wise decisions consciously using fact and reason. However, over the years, research has shown repeatedly that much of our decision making is emotionally driven. It’s not so much that we always weigh up the costs and benefits to make […]

Is your learning future fit?

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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 to many other Australians according to a report released by Swinburne University’s Centre for the New […]

Herald Sun: How to remain seen, land a promotion when not in the office

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Thanks to the Herald Sun and Cara Jenkin for inviting me to share my thoughts about how to land a promotion while working remotely.  THE ‘OUT OF SIGHT’ EFFECT Working from home may be more productive for many workers but it also has made it more difficult for them to be promoted. HubSpot’s 2020 Remote […]