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Offsite agenda template

Offsite agenda template

Here’s an offsite agenda template. Clearly the agenda will flex around what you need to accomplish. Be aware that it cannot be all of one thing nor all of…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Signs that you have a Political acumen problem in your team

Signs that you have a Political acumen problem in your team

If you answer yes to 3 or more of these questions then you have a political acumen problem in your team. Does your boss sometimes ambush you with things your team…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Political Acumen in Business

Political Acumen in Business

Political acumen in business is what separates the competent operator from the outstanding. It’s what stops you – and your team – from career limiting moves.…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen

Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen

Political acumen is not something people naturally have. See here some symptoms of a lack of political acumen in your otherwise high-functioning team. If you know…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Shafted by Office Politics

Shafted by Office Politics

Being shafted by Office Politics isn’t fun. It makes everything harder. Home, Work, Friends and Family. You don’t have to play office politics. But if…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Political Acumen is Ethical

Political Acumen is Ethical

Many people shy away from the idea of political acumen in business because the term politics is associated with mean tricks. They shouldn’t. Political acumen…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Difficult boss? Look good for the boss!

Difficult boss? Look good for the boss!

Do you have a difficult boss? Looking good for your boss makes your life easier. Get some political acumen for your team, so they can hum with productivity, innovation…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2017
Consulting Team Potential

Consulting Team Potential

Your data scientists, analysts and researchers are smart. They can do amazing things. Are you leaving 20% of their time on the table? Which of these happen in your…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2017
Presenting and persuading tips

Presenting and persuading tips

Presenting and persuading are key consulting skills. You probably spend a large chunk of your life getting others to do things for you: persuading your boss to give…

Cindy Tonkin June 4, 2014
Learn more political acumen

Learn more political acumen

You can learn more political acumen by yourself if you want to. At Consultants Consultant we like to read. We are always influenced by what we read and are constantly…

Cindy Tonkin December 1, 2012