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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
Promoting yourself

Promoting yourself

Promoting yourself is one of the hardest jobs in the planet (almost as hard as re-writing your CV).¬†You want people to know who you are. You've heard the old proverb it's…

Cindy Tonkin October 24, 2018
Just notice

Just notice

Bosses who pay attention get dividends. If your manager ignores you, there is a 40% chance that you will be actively disengaged or filled with hostility about your…

Cindy Tonkin October 4, 2018
Leadership course and footy

Leadership course and footy

Today's AFL grand final day in Victoria. Loved this tiny section of an article about why the current teams are winning. I'm not a footy fan, a friend pointed this…

Cindy Tonkin September 29, 2018
Trust and how to build it

Trust and how to build it

Psychological safety depends on trust. This TED talk from Francis Frei on the mechanics of building trust relies on a lovely triangular model (so much better…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2018
Trust

Trust

Psychological trust seems to be a strong buzzword at the moment. In this podcast interview Tobi Lutke, founder of Spotify speaks about trust and other things. Here…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2018
Surviving corporate restructures

Surviving corporate restructures

Surviving corporate restructures is really hard. Things move slowly, and it's painful. It feels like you're undergoing surgery, but the surgeon is using a butter…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 2018
Introverts

Introverts

Introverts in a group of clients recently wished to behave more extrovertedly. So I've gathered some resources for introverts on this page for you. Here is some…

Cindy Tonkin September 13, 2018
What is worth measuring

What is worth measuring

What is worth measuring? Is what we're measuring worth measuring, or just easier to measure? Historian and author Jerry Muller of Catholic University talks about…

Cindy Tonkin September 12, 2018
Smarter data people Podcast: What's in it for you?

Smarter data people Podcast: What's in it for you?

Want to build your personal brand, evangelise your personal insights on how to live a productive life, share your productivity hacks? Have you learnt valuable lessons…

Cindy Tonkin September 12, 2018