Where do you source your best ideas?

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Sometimes ideas come quickly, and other times they can seem harder to find. Sometimes it can feel like there are too many ideas, and other times, not enough. At other times, ideas can feel like they have escaped you. In her book, Big Magic, writer, Elizabeth Gilbert, characterises ideas as having ‘consciousness’ and ‘will’. To her, […]

Ultra 106five: Supercharge your career

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Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings joins Dave from Ultra 106five to talk a Supercharged Career. Michelle and Dave discuss: How to ensure your social media accounts don’t derail your career The art of negotiating salary during a job interview An insiders tips on getting a payrise 6 ways to reinvent and supercharge your career How to […]

CEOWorld Magazine: 7 ways to make the last few weeks of 2021 supercharge your career in 2022

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Thanks to CEOWorld Magazine for the opportunity for Michelle to highlight seven ways you can make the last few weeks of the year count and how to supercharge your career in 2022.  2021 has been another year of uncertainty and change, so as you look into 2022 and the hope of brighter days, now is […]

In The Black: Four important career moments to acknowledge

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Thank you to In The Black and Nicole Heath for the opportunity for Michelle to discuss how to make the most of your career milestones.  How do we make the most of the less-celebrated moments that influence our career trajectory? When we think of career-defining moments, we think of acing an interview for our dream […]

Inside FMCG Magazine: Performance in a pandemic

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WFH and remote communication are just two of the factors impacting performance reviews in the time of Covid-19. Thanks to Inside FMCG Magazine for inviting Michelle to provide thoughts and ideas around performance during a pandemic. Debates about performance reviews – their purpose and impact – take on new intensity during a pandemic and when […]

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 […]

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

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Thanks to the NewsLtd and Cara Jenkin for inviting Michelle to share her thoughts about how to land a promotion while working remotely.  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 Work Report reveals 44 per cent […]

Are your expectations, hope and optimism not helping you?

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I was chatting with my mum recently (who lives in Queensland) and she asked me how I was doing. Oddly, I found it hard to respond. I wasn’t feeling bad or dreadfully unhappy during Melbourne’s lockdown number 6, nor was I feeling happy. Instead, it was a weird kind of feeling of nothingness (not a word […]

Do you know your fault lines for trust?

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Do you sit in the camp where people need to earn your trust, or do you automatically trust people when you first meet them? Trust is fundamental for how we function in our personal and working lives and for effective communities and societies. If you can’t trust, it’s hard to make decisions. Trust is an […]