In the Media

Women’s Agenda: How to steal back time by empowering those around you

A 2012 McKinsey Global Institute report found that the average office worker spends 61% of their working week writing emails, searching for information and communicating internally. While US data, which is easily extrapolated into the Australian context, found that professionals lose approximately 31 hours a month participating in unproductive meetings.  At the same time, leaders […]

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LG Professional: Increasing your influence at work and navigating change – can they be done at the same time?

In an increasingly complex environment, where practitioners are often asked to do more with less, it’s not hard to become frustrated or unsure of where your career is heading. Without influence it’s hard to get traction and grow your career.  The solution – learn to influence. The Local Government Professional shared some of my techniques for you […]

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Elite Agent: Why agents need to stop wasting time being busy

They say that digital disruption is coming, and in order to survive it, stop multi-tasking – it’s making things worse!  My full article is available through the Elite Agent website. The world is changing, and faster than ever before. A 2016 report by the CSIRO and Australian Computer Society, Tomorrow’s Digitally Enabled Workforce, predicts that nearly half […]

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Deakin University Interview

Recently I was interviewed on my experience at Deakin University when I was completing my Bachelor of Commerce in the 1990s. Degree: Bachelor of Commerce Campus: Off-campus (now known as Cloud Campus)   Graduation year: 1998 Overview Michelle Gibbings took advantage of Deakin’s flexible study options and studied by distance. She completed a commerce degree while […]

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