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Useful tools for consulting

Useful tools for consulting

Consulting tools that can help you be better at consulting? I'll help you! Here are some of the consulting tools in my collection: With no sign up, you can…

Cindy Tonkin April 12, 2018
Five Problems for Data Science Consulting teams

Five Problems for Data Science Consulting teams

There are five key problems for data scientist consulting teams right now. The key problems work around the acronym FLAWS: Free resourceLacking contextAll…

Cindy Tonkin February 22, 2018
Office Politics: How to know if this hill is worth dying on

Office Politics: How to know if this hill is worth dying on

Office Politics comes with the territory: how to know if the hill is worth dying on Office politics can seem like war. If that’s what it feels like to you today,…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Beat the post silly season slump

Beat the post silly season slump

January’s over and done with, and Christmas and New Year’s feel like distant memories. Now’s the time to re-energise yourself by planning to do something different…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Motivating yourself when a deal falls through

Motivating yourself when a deal falls through

Cindy Tonkin offers seven inspirational ideas for your bottom drawer to help you cope with that rare occasion when a major deal falls through. 1. Take Heart First…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Get More Value for Your Training

Get More Value for Your Training

Make the most of your training time and money by whipping your team into a state of joyful anticipation before it begins! Less than 10% of an ordinary training…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Get attention when you present!

Get attention when you present!

Get attention from people: You have worked for weeks making your presentation just so. You have mined the data, and you know it backwards. You have worked hard…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Saying Sorry is an art

Saying Sorry is an art

Saying sorry is an art. We’ve all been there when something goes wrong. Your team doesn't follow a procedure, or made a basic error. You slipped past a deadline. You’re…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Seven Good Reasons to Document What You Do*

Seven Good Reasons to Document What You Do*

Here are seven good reasons to document what you do. You’re busy!  You know that you could do some things better, but it’s often hard to know where…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018
Overwhelm? Goals are easy

Overwhelm? Goals are easy

Overwhelm set in? Are you having trouble breaking your goals into manageable chunks so your 90 Day plan will work? Try some of these ideas via GIPHY 1. Step…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018