9Honey: Seven ways to turn your hobbies into a cash machine

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Thank you to 9Honey for inviting Michelle to share her tips and ideas on how to make money from your hobbies.  You will have seen stories of people who experimented with their hobby as a ‘side gig’, ‘side hustle‘ or ‘moonlighting’ before taking it full-time and landing a thriving business. It can sound enticing and rewarding. […]

CEO Magazine: Simple strategies to reboot and refocus your team for a new year of success

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A new year with the pandemic still floating around can wreak havoc on team morale and ultimately a business’s success. Thanks to CEO Magazine, Michelle explains the simpliest ways to get around this.  As leaders and their teams roll into another year of the pandemic, there’s fatigue and frustration mixed with uncertainty about what the […]

Do you know what pigeonhole you are in?

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Recently, I was helping a friend who was recruiting new people into their team. As we were sifting through the applications, we saw people we had worked with in previous roles. There was an immediate reaction – either positive or negative – to the person. The immediacy of the reaction was there despite it being […]

Leaderonomics: What’s on your ‘Back to Work’ Checklist?

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How productive are you? Michelle explains more in this article published for Leaderonomics. If you have school-aged children, you’ve likely been spending part of last week getting ready for the back-to-school routine. Casting my mind back to childhood, the week before school started, you’d get organised. School uniforms were washed and ironed, and school shoes […]

Harvard Business Review: How to Build a Career You Won’t Hate

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In this article for Harvard Business Review, Michelle provides a “career guide” which is designed to challenge you to think critically about what you want and where you should focus your career energy. When 2021 started, it looked brighter than the previous year. We started fresh with new hopes and dreams gleaming on the horizon […]

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 […]

AFR Work & Careers Newsletter: Tip of the Week

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Thank to Tess Bennett (Work & Careers reporter for AFR),  Michelle provides her ‘Tip of the Week’ in the Work & Careers newsletter (brought to you in partnership with SEEK). Set your intentions for the year Identifying goals can help workers make career progress by prioritising what’s most important, says workplace expert Michelle Gibbings. “Now’s […]

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 […]

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 […]