Questions. They can be powerful and provocative. Helpful and unhelpful. When positioned well they are more than a linguistic expression seeking an answer. They can catalyse dialogue, critical thinking, problem-solving and relationship-building. They can also help guide the decisions you make both personally and professionally. One question I use to guide decision-making is, ‘If I do […]
In this article for Koshie’s Business Builders, Michelle shares the six questions you should consider before turning that side hustle into a full-time business. Stories of people taking their ‘side hustle’ and turning it into a multi-million dollar business make being an entrepreneur and business owner sound enticing and rewarding. But success doesn’t always happen […]
Thanks to Flying Solo, Michelle shares her six questions you should ask before turning that side hustle in a full time business. Stories of people taking their ‘side gig’ and turning it into a multi-million dollar business make being an entrepreneur and business sound enticing and rewarding. Continue reading.
If you’ve ever been in a meeting with someone and it’s clear they aren’t paying attention to you or the conversation, you’ll know it doesn’t feel good. You leave the interaction thinking, ‘Why did I bother? They are clearly not interested’. Their lack of presence is apparent, as is the negative impact it can have […]
Thanks to Yahoo Finance for the opportunity for Michelle to share her thoughts on how to get what you want – at work and at home. It could be a discussion with your partner about who’s cooking dinner or picking up the children from school. Or a conversation with your boss about a pay rise, negotiating […]
In a world overloaded with information, much of it is questionable. Thanks to psnews.com.au, Michelle suggests a way to focus on what really matters to you. When I go into a bookstore, I rarely leave without a few purchases, and my Kindle is full of books I am waiting to read. As you can appreciate (also […]
Whether the person takes credit for your work, always looks for ways to position themselves better to come out on top or finds fault with your work, no doubt at some stage in your career, you’ve worked with the overly competitive type. The need to compete can be personality-based, arise due to how a person […]
Thanks to psnews.com.au, Michelle outlines definitions of intelligence and finds that it can manifest itself in different ways across a range of individuals. There are many words we use to describe someone who is intelligent. For example: Brainy, clever, bright, brilliant, sharp, quick-minded and smart. Who immediately springs to mind for you when you think […]
The Aesop’s fable – The Ass and his Driver – centres (as the title would suggest) on a Driver and an Ass. The story goes that the Ass was being driven along a road down the mountain when he “took it into his silly head to choose his own path”. The driver (who was also his so-called ‘master’) […]
Watch Michelle on The Morning Show as Michelle discusses how parents can help their children get their first job. Michelle talks about resume writing, how parents can support and provide encouragement, suggestions on what to wear at an interview and tips about social media.