Michelle Gibbings

Episode 58 - How to deal with a 'bad boss' in the boardroom with Michelle Gibbings

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Michelle Gibbings - how to deal with a 'bad boss' in the boardroom


Today on the Take on Board podcast, Helga is speaking to Michelle Gibbings about her new book, Bad Boss and about the relationship between the board and CEO, between the CEO and their direct reports and organisational culture and leadership.


You might remember Helga interviewed Michelle last year about one of her previous books Step Up: How to Build Your Influence at Work. Michelle has just released a further book called Bad Boss: what to do if you work for one, manage one or are one, which unsurprisingly, talks about relationships and culture. In this episode, Helga and Michelle discuss how to deal with a ‘bad boss’ in the boardroom.


Michelle is on the board of Arts Law, and she's previously been on the boards of 3MBS and Red Stitch.


Michelle is a workplace expert. She is the author of three books, and is welcome on stages globally to help inspire leaders, teams and organisations to create successful workplaces.


Her mantra is simple, help people thrive and progress is accelerated. And guess what, Michelle admits to at one time in her career of being a bad boss.


Contact Michelle or find out more about her: https://www.michellegibbings.com/


Resources mentioned in this episode: Pre-order Michelle’s book Bad Boss: what to do if you work for one, manage one or are one here https://www.thebadboss.com.au/ so order a copy of the book before 27th August and get your hands on a whole heap of additional value.

Take on Board special event - 26th August: At this special Take on Board event, you'll hear from Linda White, Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Services Union, in conversation with Take on Board host Helga Svendsen about the union perspective on one of the largest corporate collapses in Australian history - Ansett Airlines, and more recently with the voluntary administration of Virgin Airlines. Whilst it's not a directly boardroom perspective, there'll undoubtedly be some great insights for board members (and possibly a few war-stories about it all too!).

Register here https://www.trybooking.com/BKTQM

Pre-order a copy of Michelle's new book
Bad Boss: what to do if you work for one, manage one or are one



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