Author: Michelle Gibbings

CEO WORLD Magazine: HR’s role in cultivating a culture of gratitude in the workplace – and why you’d want to

Michelle recently wrote an article featured in the CEO WORLD Magazine talking about HR’s role in cultivating a culture of gratitude in the workplace. When organisations analyse their culture and determine their values ‘gratitude’ isn’t a trait that is likely to appear, and yet it is increasingly evidenced as being critical for personal well-being and […]

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Facilities Management: Strong leadership is influential leadership

Leaders wishing to build support for initiatives must have the ability to influence team members without relying on hierarchical power plays, says Michelle in a recent article featured on the Facilities Management website. There’s a famous saying: “May you live in interesting times”. There’s debate as to its origin, but there’s certainly no doubt that it […]

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Are you really choosing?

It’s highly unlikely that you woke us this morning and thought ‘My goal today is to make a really bad decision’. And yet, it can be so easy to make poor decisions. As the field of behavioural economics shows we are not rational beings, and we regularly make imperfect decisions. We make decisions based on […]

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Venture Magazine: Why too much cohesion is bad for you – and the organisation

Don’t just hire people who are like you, says Michelle in a recent article she wrote for Venture Magazine.  There are many instances in which sections of corporate Australia haven’t lived up to community expectations. The most recent examples evident during the Royal Commission into banking, and the Aged Care Royal Commission. The inevitable outcome […]

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Daily Mail: What are your weaknesses and how much is your current salary? Careers expert reveals how to answer the toughest interview questions

A careers consultant revealed how to answer the toughest interview questions These include what are your weaknesses and how much is your current salary? Rather than lying to a curly question, you need to learn to answer cleverly In this article featured on the Daily Mail website, Michelle has revealed how to answer the toughest […]

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Who are you really?

If you missed it, yesterday was World Values day. Yes, that was news to me too. I didn’t realise we had such a day. Then when I thought about it, I thought ‘How awesome is that!’ Think about it: How often do you spend time consciously thinking about your values? That is, what drives you and […]

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Mercury: One in five Aussies risking their job over their social media presence

Michelle was recently featured in this article on The Mercury website where she highlighted the importance of workers managing their personal brands – including through social media. Social media is not a new phenomenon and there are many high-profile instances of rogue posts costing workers their jobs, yet Australians continue to ignore the warnings to […]

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