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Games to play at offsites

Games to play at offsites

You’ve been asked to find some games for your team’s next offsite. Here are 5 that might work. You’ll find a download of more games (with more explanation)…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 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…

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
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
Skills Matter

Skills Matter

Interesting whitepaper from the Institute of Analytics Professionals. I know that I’m skewed towards the importance of soft skills in the decision sciences,…

Cindy Tonkin August 30, 2018
Culture codes

Culture codes

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

Cindy Tonkin August 18, 2018
Humanising the workplace

Humanising the workplace

How do we make the workplace more human? It’s not always announced in the workplace that “this is an ethical moment” This podcast from Kelly Leonard…

Cindy Tonkin August 18, 2018
Leaders come in early as a coach, not late as a judge

Leaders come in early as a coach, not late as a judge

The most effective leaders set review dates not just due dates. This allows them to come in early as a coach, not late as a judge. It gives the person doing the…

Cindy Tonkin July 21, 2018
Link it to purpose and people will do more

Link it to purpose and people will do more

This research from Adam Grant on fundraising shows how much more effective it can be to link people’s work to a the people they’re doing it for. Not…

Cindy Tonkin July 18, 2018