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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
One Key To A Happy Team?
Cindy Tonkin April 19, 2018
Improvisation makes your team smarter, faster, nicer

Improvisation makes your team smarter, faster, nicer

Improv is now a subject in MBAs, a way to improve field service, scientific endeavour, team work in hospitals and more. Here are some links: three ways improve can…

Cindy Tonkin April 4, 2018
Purpose and making money from art?

Purpose and making money from art?

It seems a popular idea that you can do what you love and the money will follow. I’m not certain that it’s actually true. I do know that I love most…

Cindy Tonkin April 3, 2018
Make Emotions Less Emotional

Make Emotions Less Emotional

When I ran my improv session for the Australasian Facilitators’ Network Conference recently, I mentioned that being able to reframe on the fly was especially…

Cindy Tonkin March 21, 2018
Story works

Story works

Story is an integral part of the process of enchanting, beguiling and well, lying. I don’t want you to lie. If you want, however, to make people listen to…

Cindy Tonkin February 27, 2018
Away days and offsites
Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2018
Creativity

Creativity

What are the keys to being creative? How can you get more bang for your creativity buck? There is a lot of research on this, and if you’ve read Jonah Lehrer’s…

Cindy Tonkin November 19, 2017
Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

Want a more effective team? One who produces quality work? Storytelling leads to self-awareness. from Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective. And…

Cindy Tonkin November 7, 2017
Eureka Moments

Eureka Moments

Insight is what separates the great from the also ran. It’s an essential component of political acumen. It’s part of what makes you emotionally intelligent…

Cindy Tonkin October 5, 2017
Improv in Business: Working At The Top of Your Intelligence

Improv in Business: Working At The Top of Your Intelligence

“Recall that moment when you where your most creative, aware, and tuned into the world around you. Imagine how valuable it would be to harness that state of…

Cindy Tonkin July 25, 2017
Get messy
Cindy Tonkin March 12, 2017
Difficult questions

Difficult questions

You stand at the front of a room, you lead a change process, you ask people to do something new. You’re going to get questions. Sometimes you don’t want…

Cindy Tonkin March 1, 2017
Sell creativity and cross-pollination

Sell creativity and cross-pollination

How to sell creativity at work when no one thinks they need it? And how to cross-pollinate your own work.  

Cindy Tonkin February 8, 2017
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