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Links for process improvement

Links for process improvement

These links may help you with improving processes. Seven Good Reasons to document what you do (I wrote this!) – email me for a copy of the Quick and Easy…

Cindy Tonkin April 18, 2016
When you have to say no!

When you have to say no!

Saying no isn’t a comfortable experience for you. Or for your clients, colleagues or kids. They don’t want to hear it. You don’t want to say it.…

Cindy Tonkin March 20, 2016
13 ways not to say no

13 ways not to say no

Here are 13 delicious ways NOT to say no (no matter how much you want to). No. It’s out of scope. No. My boss says it’s not a priority. No. It’s not important.…

Cindy Tonkin February 25, 2016
Seven points (or more) of pressure for the technical professional

Seven points (or more) of pressure for the technical professional

Who do you have to say no to? Alex is a data analyst. Some days he feels like his job is to say no. Just today he had to say no to: the head of marketing strategy,…

Cindy Tonkin February 25, 2016
 Handwriting makes you smarter

 Handwriting makes you smarter

You might type notes faster than you write them, but according to research, longhand is better for remembering and synthesizing information. Source: Close your laptop.…

Cindy Tonkin July 15, 2015
Oh, yeah, write it down!

Oh, yeah, write it down!

So we retain more when we write Here’s the high-tech return of the pen: Pens Are Making a High-Tech Comeback 

Cindy Tonkin July 13, 2015
The vital habit of noticing stories

The vital habit of noticing stories

So we all know that story is an excellent way to teach, inspire and inform. Story transmits cultural values, starts useful conversations and entertains. When I run…

Cindy Tonkin February 19, 2015
Cindy Tonkin on video

Cindy Tonkin on video

Cindy Tonkin spoke at Ignite Sydney in March 2015. If haven’t seen Ignite yet, you should – it’s a buzz of an evening, people giving 5 minute talks…

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2015
70:20:10 learning strategy needs you to understand politics!

70:20:10 learning strategy needs you to understand politics!

Exposure 70% Experience 20% Education 10% is all very well, but you need to understand politics to make it happen for your career

Cindy Tonkin June 25, 2013
Present to your board or ExCo with grace and poise!

Present to your board or ExCo with grace and poise!

Presenting to your ExCo or Board can be a harrowing experience. Come work on it with Cindy Tonkin and Jeff Stibbard, May 2013. Or sign up to learn of the next dates…

Cindy Tonkin March 11, 2013