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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

Skills matter: I know that I'm skewed towards the importance of soft skills in the decision sciences. It's important that clients understand the potential of data.…

Cindy Tonkin August 30, 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
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 at Second…

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…

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 a "higher…

Cindy Tonkin July 18, 2018
They're not idiots, they're just not you

They're not idiots, they're just not you

I'm a fan of using type tools to give teams insight into what often seem like startling facts to them: that behaviours and preferences are kind of predictable…

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2018
More and better questions

More and better questions

people don’t somehow understand the link between asking questions and becoming more likable This podcast from Harvard Business Review has some interesting ideas.…

Cindy Tonkin July 5, 2018