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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
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
Distraction Fear Creativity

Distraction Fear Creativity

Is fear a trigger for creativity, or a trigger for you to shut down? Should you ask people to turn off their phones in a meeting or not, and if so will it make a…

Cindy Tonkin June 20, 2018
Leaders in Analytics

Leaders in Analytics

Last night I listened to a panel of Analytics Leaders at IAPA. Matt Kuperholz, Chief Data Scientist, PwC who was the number 1 leader said this: It’s our problem…

Cindy Tonkin June 20, 2018
Asking questions: Getting context

Asking questions: Getting context

Since all meaning is contextual then asking questions is one of the best ways to get to what your clients really want. Or what they really need and don’t know…

Cindy Tonkin June 10, 2018
Checking for understanding

Checking for understanding

This Dan Pink  interview on Tim Ferriss’ podcast has some useful things around writing and particularly on writing speeches. Dan suggests a useful question…

Cindy Tonkin May 14, 2018
Relevant and fun team building for your offsite

Relevant and fun team building for your offsite

Team-building has real benefits. You want what you do at your offiste to have the highest value. You would like it to be both relevant and fun. I’ve been hanging…

Cindy Tonkin May 1, 2018
Useful tools for consulting

Useful tools for consulting

Consulting tools that can help you be better at consulting? I’ll help you! Here are some of the consulting tools in my collection: With no sign up, you can…

Cindy Tonkin April 12, 2018
Do less and obsess - so you gotta say no

Do less and obsess - so you gotta say no

Do less and obsess is the first of 7 principles that top performers have in common in Morten Hansen’s book Work Less Achieve more (podcast here). Here are…

Cindy Tonkin April 5, 2018
Make Emotions Less Emotional

Make Emotions Less Emotional

When I ran my improv session for the Australasian Facilitators’ Network Conference recently, I mentioned that being able to reframe on the fly was especially…

Cindy Tonkin March 21, 2018