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What chess teaches us about relationships

What chess teaches us about relationships

If you’re smart and you want to be smarter, this podcast is fabulous. Shane Parrish’s Knowledge Project hits the spot every time. This one, where he…

Cindy Tonkin August 27, 2018
From Career Coaches, Unfiltered Feedback

From Career Coaches, Unfiltered Feedback

Benefits, traps and questions to ask coaches for executives and mid-level managers.

Cindy Tonkin August 6, 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
Dealing with anxiety and overwhelm

Dealing with anxiety and overwhelm

This song reduces anxiety significantly. I’m listening to the music now, I hate it, but maybe i shouldn’t be typing while i listen.. This article on…

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2018
Improv: Noisy Group Mindfulness

Improv: Noisy Group Mindfulness

I love to improvise. I really do believe it keeps my brain young, it asks me to pay attention in ways that nothing else does. I use it with clients to warm them…

Cindy Tonkin July 5, 2018
Emotions: Get finer grained for health and well being!

Emotions: Get finer grained for health and well being!

People who can construct finely-grained emotional experiences go to the doctor less frequently, use medication less frequently, and spend fewer days hospitalized…

Cindy Tonkin July 5, 2018
Why you should take notes by hand

Why you should take notes by hand

Old-fashioned note taking makes information easier to retrieve in your head. Pencil and paper notes are a better synthesised set of ideas than typed notes. Here’s…

Cindy Tonkin July 5, 2018
Accepting compliments

Accepting compliments

I’ve been delivering a one day Leadership Essentials program for the human enterprise for about a year now. One of the features of the program is pointing…

Cindy Tonkin June 14, 2018
Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

If you tend to put it off, consider your health. “chronic procrastinators avoid taking care of themselves as much as they should—from going to the doctor…

Cindy Tonkin April 19, 2018
A feedback option that works

A feedback option that works

You want to get feedback so you can improve. But it’s hard to take sometimes. Here’s a useful nugget from Seth Godin. He suggests that when we receive…

Cindy Tonkin April 17, 2018