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Meetings aren't intuitive

Meetings aren't intuitive

Running effective meetings is not all common sense. Check out my series on Offsites 101 Download my Offsite planning checklist Get some DIY Offsite Games to play…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 2018
DIY Offsite games

DIY Offsite games

You’ve been asked to find some games for your team’s next offsite. Here are 5 that might work. You’ll find a download of more games (with more explanation)…

Cindy Tonkin September 26, 2018
Introverts

Introverts

I had a large introverted group of clients recently who wished to behave more extrovertedly. Here are my kindle highlights from Eric Barker’s Barking up the…

Cindy Tonkin September 13, 2018
Mind is flat

Mind is flat

Fascinating podcast from Second City Works (Kelly Leonard) and Nicholas Chater, a behavioural scientist, author of the book The Mind is Flat. Nicholas doesn’t…

Cindy Tonkin August 18, 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
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