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Persuasive rhetoric from way back

Persuasive rhetoric from way back

Three elements of a persuasive speech and how to use them. From Aristotle, logic,…

Cindy Tonkin May 13, 2019
Humour: higher status and competence

Humour: higher status and competence

Humour, used skillfully, greases the management wheels… it reduces hostility, deflects criticism, relieves tension,…

Cindy Tonkin April 8, 2019
Promoting yourself

Promoting yourself

Promoting yourself is one of the hardest jobs in the planet (almost as hard…

Cindy Tonkin October 24, 2018
Make no sound and feel like a yes

Make no sound and feel like a yes

If you’re an internal consultant and your work is perceived to be free, you…

Cindy Tonkin October 22, 2018
Get what you want

Get what you want

Get what you want. It isn’t as obvious as you think it might be. This…

Cindy Tonkin October 10, 2018
Looking for a job

Looking for a job

Looking for a job is tricky. Try these tips. Know your outcome Decide what…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 2018
Promote yourself

Promote yourself

Self-promotion is an essential soft skill. Hiding your light under a bushel may be…

Cindy Tonkin September 25, 2018
Nudging

Nudging

How do you get people to do what is good for them? How do…

Cindy Tonkin September 3, 2018
Skills Matter

Skills Matter

Skills matter: I know that I’m skewed towards the importance of soft skills in…

Cindy Tonkin August 30, 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…

Cindy Tonkin July 18, 2018