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Relevant and fun team building for your offsite

Relevant and fun team building for your offsite

Team-building has real benefits. You want what you do at your offiste to have the highest value. You would like it to be both relevant and fun. I’ve been hanging…

Cindy Tonkin May 1, 2018
Life is not a rehearsal! Start improvising!

Life is not a rehearsal! Start improvising!

You just never know what to expect when you’re dealing with people. Neither work nor life is a rehearsal. Improvisation skills are people skills: Listening,…

Cindy Tonkin May 1, 2018
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 in Financial Services

Five Problems for Data Science Consulting teams in Financial Services

There are five key problems for data scientist consulting teams in financial services right now. The key problems work around the acronym FLAWS: Free resource Lacking…

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 program…

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 to…

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.…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2018