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Inside outside

Inside outside

Trying to make better, more strategic decisions? Trying to break out of the mold of previous behaviours? Trying, even, to build a new paradigm of business? This…

Cindy Tonkin March 14, 2019
Obvious

Obvious

I'm constantly struck with the simplicity of what really works. One of the keys of improvising a scene is to "be obvious": if you have a father and a son and the…

Cindy Tonkin March 4, 2019
70:20:10

70:20:10

70:20:10 Experience: Exposure: Education says 70% of your learning at work should come from experience: actually doing the job. 20% then would come from exposure:…

Cindy Tonkin February 21, 2019
How to make a compelling case

How to make a compelling case

Here are some essential communication skills for making a compelling case. You probably spend a large chunk of your life getting others to things for you. Persuading…

Cindy Tonkin February 1, 2019
Smart people

Smart people

Smart people are everywhere in film. Loved this video which shows some of the ways films portray "smart". This includes: memorising thingssolving a Rubik's…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Effective Leaders

Effective Leaders

Effective Leaders don't just happen by accident. This Knowledge Project podcast talks about some of the characteristics of effective leaders. It struck a chord…

Cindy Tonkin December 21, 2018
Emotions at work

Emotions at work

This excellent Adam Grant podcast looks at how we manage our emotions at work (and your colleagues’ and your customers’. Related to his idea of Generosity…

Cindy Tonkin December 21, 2018
Helen Lawson Williams on Smarter Data People Podcast

Helen Lawson Williams on Smarter Data People Podcast

This episode Helen Lawson-Williams interviews Cindy Tonkin. This time I get to answer the questions, and it's fun. Click here to listen Some of the references…

Cindy Tonkin December 11, 2018
Buzzwords

Buzzwords

Been discussing buzzwords recently with colleagues, we came up with a list. In the 90's the buzzword was empowerment. For a little while in the 2000s resilience was…

Cindy Tonkin December 5, 2018
Rapport matters

Rapport matters

Rapport matters: what do you need to have in common with  your client? What do you already have in common? Do you need to learn to play ping pong, golf…

Cindy Tonkin December 4, 2018