SmartCompany: Why workplace wellness plans are a critical part of post-COVID business culture

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Organisations can’t operate successfully without a healthy and thriving workforce. Thanks to SmartCompany, in this article Michelle discusses why caring for your team members is so important.  The pandemic brought new workplace challenges to the fore, while employee concerns about mounting workloads, constant change and expectations about always being contactable outside work continue to rise. […]

Governance Institute of Australia: How to help your people through times of great change

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Thanks to the Governance Institute of Australia, in this article Michelle outlines how leaders can help their team through times of great change.  Michelle notes: Effective leaders recognise this and are adept at helping their organisation and team be equipped to respond to whatever the changing world sends their way. Critical skills needed in a […]

Finding the sweet spot

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For some, career decisions are simple. For others, not so much, particularly when they know they don’t enjoy their current career but don’t know what to do next. It’s even more complicated if it feels like many options could be pursued. Barry Schwartz explained in his TED talk, ‘The Paradox of Choice’ that having too many […]

Six ways to supercharge your Spring

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As we head into Spring (hooray), it’s the perfect time to spring-clean your motivation and make sure you (and your team) are ready to make the most of the remaining year. As the hours of sunshine get longer and the weather shifts to warmer days, your mood may positively shift, and so too your motivation […]

Body & Soul: 6 steps to reinvent your career in 2022

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Is it time for a career change? Thanks to Body & Soul and news.com.au, Michelle explains her six steps in how to reinvent your career in 2022. Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings sets out the six steps you need to undertake if you feel stunted or unmotivated in your current career. The current employment market has turned a […]

CEOWorld Magazine: How to manage precious and difficult people

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Avoiding difficult people may be the common approach. However, thanks to CEOWorld Magazine, Michelle says you should spend time with them and explains how best to do this.  We all have people in our personal and professional life who we find challenging. We may label them as ‘precious’, ‘difficult’ or ‘hard work’.  The typical approach […]

What perspective are you taking?

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As you are reading or listening to the news today, consider how much space is devoted to stories that are positive versus negative. Was it more negative or more optimistic? I wouldn’t be surprised if you concluded there was a dominant focus on the negative. With such a focus on what’s not so good in […]

Leaderonomics: How to Make the Exit a Good One

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Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity for Michelle to share her ideas on how to make your employee’s exit a good one. People joining and leaving teams and organisations is a regular part of the working world. Often, there is a focus on ensuring a person’s entry to the organisation is seamless and welcoming. Yet, […]

NewsLtd SmartDaily The Mercury: Eight things you should know before asking for your next pay rise

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With thanks to News Corp Australia, Michelle provides eight things you should know before asking for a pay rise.  With some planning and strategising, approaching your boss for a salary increase doesn’t need to be complicated. Here’s some tips for boosting your chances of landing the money. Continue reading.

NewsLtd SmartDaily The Australian: Eight things you should know before asking for your next pay rise

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With thanks to News Corp Australia, Michelle provides eight things you should know before asking for a pay rise.  With some planning and strategising, approaching your boss for a salary increase doesn’t need to be complicated. Here’s some tips for boosting your chances of landing the money. Continue reading.