HR Leader: A multigenerational workforce can be a real asset – if leaders create chemistry

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Organisations often look at generational differences as a roadblock to business outcomes, when in reality, it can lead to innovation and collaboration, boosting overall productivity. In this article for HR Leader and thanks to Kace O’Neill, Michelle explains more…. The generational diversity in the workplace is the highest it’s ever been, with four generations of Australians now regularly working […]

Executive PA Media: Dealing with a “Bad Boss” – words with Michelle Gibbings

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Thanks to Executive PA Media, AECOM Executive Assistant, Naomi Spinks has a conversation with “Bad Boss” author, Michelle Gibbings. What are the different types of bosses and how do we identify them? Comfortable with getting uncomfortable, Michelle is at the forefront of creating workplace success by helping people embrace the unknown and fall in love […]

Are You a Visible Leader?

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Meetings, meetings, and more meetings are a constant feature of the modern organisation, challenging leaders to determine how and where to best spend their time. It is easy to fill every workday with back-to-back meetings and little time for interaction with your team. It’s also easy to get stuck behind your computer responding to the […]

Is Your AI Approach Losing its Humanity?

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I am happy to fess up and admit that I have a troubling relationship with self-service check-outs. As the machine yells at me for the tenth time, ‘Unexpected item in the bagging area,’ I think, yes, there is something unexpected in that bagging area—my heart and soul. My shopping companion and husband, Craig, always finds […]

HR Leader: 6 tips for managing entitled employees

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People can be difficult, and if issues are allowed to fester in the workplace, processes can be interrupted. Being an effective people leader requires some initiative in handling these challenges. Thanks to HR Leader and Jack Campbell, in this article, Michelle notes that entitlement can be rife in the workplace. Leaders must be prepared for […]

She Defined: 7 Ways To Better Disconnect From Work

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Thanks to She Defined, here are Michelle’s seven suggestions on how to disconnect from work. While you now have a legal right to disconnect from work, you may still find it challenging to switch off when your working day ends. Do you find yourself constantly thinking about work, checking emails, and responding to emails and […]

Business Essentials Daily Podcast: Dealing with Self-Entitled Employees

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Thanks to the Business Essentials Daily podcast, Chris Ashmore and Michelle discuss whether there’s an increase in self-entitled employees or are our bosses just getting older and perhaps less tolerant?  A self-entitled employee is someone who thinks they should be paid more, who always wants promotions, the best opportunities, bonuses and take holidays only when […]