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Managing your time is a political issue

Managing your time is a political issue

I have never yet heard a coaching client say “I have so much time, please give me something to do” (well if I did it wouldn’t be for very long,…

Cindy Tonkin December 7, 2017
Strategy from Lego

Strategy from Lego

Check out this interesting interview with the former CEO of Lego from 2014. Here are some of my highlights: for 2 years, we didn’t have a strategy; we had…

Cindy Tonkin June 5, 2017
Making offsites work

Making offsites work

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Cindy Tonkin January 18, 2017
Approaches to strategic planning

Approaches to strategic planning

This approach to strategic planning seems sound. Look for profitability, remove the obstacles and formulate rules for people to know how to work towards it. If only…

Cindy Tonkin October 28, 2016
Culture eats strategy for breakfast

Culture eats strategy for breakfast

It doesn’t matter how good your strategy is if the culture isn’t aligned with it. And when your culture IS aligned with strategy, then things magically happen.…

Cindy Tonkin January 12, 2016
Take notes by hand — not on a laptop

Take notes by hand — not on a laptop

Whenever you are learning, you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop, according to the research. Engages different parts of the brain, makes you think more…

Cindy Tonkin April 6, 2015
How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Cindy Tonkin February 16, 2015
Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question”

Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question”

when people are trying to motivate themselves to do something, questions actually work better than statements or commands. In other words, asking “Will I do…

Cindy Tonkin January 14, 2015
Three Provocative Questions to Set Up Your 2015

Three Provocative Questions to Set Up Your 2015

Three Provocative Questions to Set Up Your 2015 gives you a way to think about your next year. Michael Bungay Stanier spends a lot of time looking at how to do…

Cindy Tonkin December 19, 2014
5 approaches to planning the new year

5 approaches to planning the new year

How do you plan for the new year? from Michael Bungay Stanier offers 5 approaches to planning for the new year.  

Cindy Tonkin December 19, 2014