When it’s time to stop following the tribe

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Michelle says you should never sit quietly by and accept an organisation’s sub-optimal culture simply because you feel you have to ‘fit in’. Thanks to for sharing her insights. You don’t have to look too far to find stories about how an organisation’s poor culture has been the root cause of its malaise, poor […]

Business Essentials Daily podcast: Have you made the wrong hire?

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Thanks to SoundCartel’s Business Essentials Daily podcast, Michelle had a great conversation with Chris Ashmore about what to do when your recent hire doesn’t live up to expectations. What happens when the person you’ve hired isn’t performing as you’d hoped? It’s important to have an onboarding process that continues well after the employee’s first day, […]

Are you falling into a planning trap?

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We all love to believe we are good decision-makers; I certainly like to think that. Yet, there are times when I don’t make good decisions. I am particularly bad at assessing how much capacity I have during the day. A perfect example. An invitation for an evening event during the work week comes through. The […]

Bored Panda: Person Worries About Getting Paid To Do Nothing, The Internet Shoves Some Sense Into Them

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Thanks to Bored Panda for the opportunity for Michelle to contribute her insights about what do you do if your boss continues to ignore you. Michelle also comments that if your boss is ignoring you, don’t hesitate to speak up. Before starting a new job, you can’t always know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. […]