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Are we learning from failure (or is it woe poor me?)

Are we learning from failure (or is it woe poor me?)

When things go wrong were you unlucky? Or is there something you can learn? The most quotable quote in this podcast (and there were many) was this: No one ever…

Cindy Tonkin September 11, 2018
Train your data science team: 6 ways to muck it up

Train your data science team: 6 ways to muck it up

Training your data science team is tough. They are already fabulously smart. Making them smarter, faster and nicer is hard. It needs focus determination and the…

Cindy Tonkin September 6, 2018
Nudging

Nudging

How do you get people to do what is good for them? How do you help them make a choice that works for you and for them? It's all about the nudge. This McKinsey…

Cindy Tonkin September 3, 2018
Culture codes

Culture codes

I really loved the Culture Code, Dan Coyle's recent book. In this podcast he summarises the important ideas around creating psychological safety which he outlines…

Cindy Tonkin August 18, 2018
Recruiting

Recruiting

Recruiting? Looking for a job? If you're looking for a job Here are some interesting links if you're looking: top 22 questions for candidates top 6 questions for…

Cindy Tonkin July 15, 2018
Improv in business

Improv in business

I'm an avid improviser. So happy to listen to Kelly Leonard on hoomans podcast talk about how improv transfers to other human behaviours besides improvising on…

Cindy Tonkin July 4, 2018
Working Relationships

Working Relationships

Building relationships is a vital skill for consultants, both internal and external. Here are some ideas that will keep you thinking. The 6 Golden Rules For…

Cindy Tonkin March 10, 2018
So they say you’re too old…

So they say you’re too old…

So your colleagues or managers say you’re too old and not moving with the times? It’s probably not true. But if there’s a grain of truth to it, Cindy Tonkin…

Cindy Tonkin January 24, 2018
Smarter, faster, nicer

Smarter, faster, nicer

Smarter Data People makes your team easier to manage gives them skills to keep their stakeholders happier makes sure they spend their time solving the…

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Culture eats strategy for breakfast

Culture eats strategy for breakfast

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is if the culture isn't aligned with it. And when your culture IS aligned with strategy, then things magically happen. David…

Cindy Tonkin January 12, 2016