Seven tips for managing an entitled team member

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Working with an entitled team member is challenging, and so too is managing an entitled team member. Employees with high psychological entitlement morally rationalise their behaviour to explain workplace outcomes in a self-serving manner and still see themselves positively. Research shows they have lower levels of engagement, are more likely to engage in unethical behaviour, […]

Money & Life: What post-pandemic workplace demands of leaders

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As the world returns to some normalcy following the COVID pandemic, now is the perfect time to rethink and create the optimal workplace environment for you and your team. Thanks to Money & Life for the opportunity to provide my four steps to help financial planning practices thrive. As we move further into 2022, we’re […]

Leaderonomics: Eight Golden Rules for Getting Ahead

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To be successful, implement these simple rules. Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity to share these ides. People often ask me, ‘What are some things I can do to get ahead at work?’ While the answer to that question has several caveats and is never precisely the same for everyone, there are a few golden […]

Inside FMCG: Why team culture is king

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Workplace culture shapes behaviour. It gives a sense of belonging and of being a part of a team. That’s never more important than in difficult times like the ones we live in now. Thanks to Inside FMCG for the opportunity to share my ideas.  Te year 2022 is well under way, and the reality of […]

How conscious is your impact?

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When you’re a leader, a casual remark, an off-hand comment, or a request can have more impact than you think or perhaps even intend. Many years ago, a colleague recounted an incident that is a stark illustration of this. A group of employees was in a room often used for client and staff events. The […]

Training & Development Magazine: COVID Fatigue

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In this article published in Training & Development Magazine, Michelle explains the import role culture plays in keeping teams engaged.  2022 is underway and the reality of COVID-19’s long tail has dawned on all of us. Employees and bosses alike are well and truly over COVID, with uncertainty continuing to rise and workplace challenges continuing. […]

CEOWorld Magazine: What to do if you’re a bad boss

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In this article published for CEOWorld Magazine, Michelle provides ideas on how you can change if you have recognised that you are a bad boss. Being a leader today isn’t easy. Leaders are facing unchartered territory, an uncertain business environment and economic challenges the like of which many will never have experienced before. At the […]

CEO Magazine: Workplace expert explains how to manage your return-to-work anxiety

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With global concerns still lingering in a world trying to get back on track, workplace expert Michelle Gibbings explains the best ways to make returning to work seamless. Thanks to CEO Magazine for the opportunity for Michelle to share her tips. This year has kicked off with disrupted holidays, cancelled events, mixed expectations and uncertainty […]

How to make the exit a good one

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  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, a person’s exit isn’t given the same level of care and attention. When a valued employee leaves an organisation to work […]

CFO Magazine: Leadership is a choice

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As published in CFO Magazine, Michelle asks the question if you’ve ever wondered if you’re a bad boss? Read on. Fictionalised in movies, but all too real in offices, factories, and worksites worldwide, we’ve all worked for one — the bad boss. But have you ever wondered if you’re someone else’s lousy boss? No rational […]