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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
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
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. Other posts on creativity in this blog: Distraction…

Cindy Tonkin February 8, 2017
Inspiration For Leaders, Learners and Self-improvers

Inspiration For Leaders, Learners and Self-improvers

Get motivated. I came upon this cool site this week: a series of great graphics and pithy quotes from famous people. Here are some I like, and go check out your…

Cindy Tonkin September 11, 2015
How your brain works!

How your brain works!

Knowing how your brain works is key to living a healthy, happy, productive life. For example, did you realise that most schools and workplaces are designed to…

Cindy Tonkin September 11, 2015
First Impressions

First Impressions

Students learned more from teachers who were seen in the thin slices as having the qualities of a better teacher Read the article here. Read the definition of…

Cindy Tonkin April 9, 2015
How to Read A Book

How to Read A Book

I have always read. Since I was small. When I was 8 I would go to the library several times a week, and often I'd finish the half dozen books I'd borrowed to read…

Cindy Tonkin February 18, 2015
Cindy Tonkin on video

Cindy Tonkin on video

Cindy Tonkin spoke at Ignite Sydney in March 2015. If haven't seen Ignite yet, you should - it's a buzz of an evening, people giving 5 minute talks about everything…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2015
Cindy Tonkin articles

Cindy Tonkin articles

$(document).ready(function(){ // Add smooth scrolling to all links $("a").on('click', function(event) { // Make sure this.hash has a value before…

Cindy Tonkin September 14, 2014
The Spelling Secret

The Spelling Secret

If you're a creative speller then you'll be surprised by this way of learning how to spell a word. If you have a kid, teach it to them NOW as they're learning words…

Cindy Tonkin August 14, 2013