Dynamic Business: Five ways for business leaders to make the return to work, work

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It seems working from home is here to stay. So how do you make it work? In this article from Dynamic Business, Michelle was delighted to share her five suggestions to help the future workplace meet the employers and employee needs. The recent Productivity Commission report – Working from Home – emphasised how working from home is […]

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 […]

How effective is your organisation’s decision-making?

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When thinking about poor organisational decision-making, what springs to mind? Iconic strategic failures such as Kodak and Blockbuster or systemic risk failures like BP Deepwater Horizon or Esso Longford Gas Explosion? Or perhaps it’s something more recent and closer to home. Often when we think about inadequate or ineffective decision making we think about significant […]

IIDM: A guide to leading remote teams

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For International Institute of Directors & Manager, in this article, Michelle provides guidance on how to successful lead your team, remotely. Before COVID-19, close to 50% of employees had never worked from home before. Today, for many organisations, remote working is now an ongoing part of the organisational dynamic. Atlassian said employees only need to […]

CEOWorld Magazine: A guide to leading remote teams

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For CEOWorld Magazine, in this article, Michelle provides guidance on how to successful lead your team, remotely. Before COVID-19, close to 50% of employees had never worked from home before. Today, for many organisations, remote working is now an ongoing part of the organisational dynamic. Atlassian said employees only need to come into the office […]

How to have a courageous conversation with your boss?

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Your relationship with your boss may be rocketing along successfully, and then it seems to veer off course, or perhaps it’s always been a little rocky and unpredictable. As well, with more people working from home, workplace dynamics are shifting, and you may be finding that the amount of face time you have with your […]

CEO Magazine: Easy ways leaders can create a stress-free and productive workplace

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Workplaces can be highly stressful when the organisation’s culture doesn’t align with its stated objectives. In this article published in CEO Magazine, Michelle looks at the ways to enable employees to excel. Leaders play a crucial role in setting workplace culture, although it’s never one size fits all because organisations have different needs, and workplaces […]

Leaderonomics: How To Sustain Team Motivation In The Final Quarter?

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Finding it hard to motivate your team in the final quarter? Here are some tips Michelle has provided in this article published in Leaderonomics.  Team Motivation – Requires Deliberate, Focused and Frequent Steps. As we head into the last quarter of 2021, changing seasons, a year of uncertainty and COVID-19 fatigue, and you may be […]

IIDM: How Leaders Benefit From The Wisdom Of Youth

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In this article for the International Institute of Directors and Managers, Michelle discusses why leaders need to be open to new ways of thinking and she suggests new insights and ideas can come also from young people.  As organisations grapple with more complex issues and an ever-increasing pace of change, leaders need to be open […]

Institute of Managers and Leaders: How to conduct successful performance reviews remotely

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In this article for the Institue of Managers and Leaders, Michelle outlines several factors when deciding how and when to conduct performance reviews as so many of us are now working remotely. Debates about performance reviews – their purpose and impact – take on new intensity during a pandemic and when uncertainty, change, and remote […]