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Sidney Minassian on Smarter Data People Podcast

Sidney Minassian on Smarter Data People Podcast

Sidney Minassian is on my podcast this week. Click here to listen He’s been thinking about the problems of data science and analytics for a while now, and this…

Cindy Tonkin October 23, 2018
Teacher-leaders

Teacher-leaders

Leading a team is a challenge. Here’s a new idea: the teacher-leader. Sydney Finkelstein, a professor of management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth…

Cindy Tonkin October 22, 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 can have major issues with overload. You need to learn how to make no sound like…

Cindy Tonkin October 22, 2018
Trust and how to build it

Trust and how to build it

Psychological safety depends on trust. This TED talk from Francis Frei on the mechanics of building trust relies on a lovely triangular model (so much better than…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2018
Trust

Trust

Psychological trust seems to be a strong buzzword at the moment. In this podcast interview Tobi Lutke, founder of Spotify speaks about trust and other things. Here…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 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…

Cindy Tonkin August 30, 2018
Writing better

Writing better

If you spend more than half of your day processing emails from customers, you’re basically a professional writer (yes, think about it!). There are two big…

Cindy Tonkin August 18, 2018
Learning-Credibility Tension

Learning-Credibility Tension

New client? You’re facing learning-credibility tension. You need to juggle the need to know more about the context with the all-important need to look credible.…

Cindy Tonkin August 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
Job interview or audition?

Job interview or audition?

Are you going to a job interview, or are you auditioning for the job? An audition is where you present yourself in as best a light as possible In this fascinating…

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2018