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People Argue Just to Win

People Argue Just to Win

So you thought that you argued because you were right, rational and if only people see your point of view they’d be convinced, right? Well it seems that People…

cindytonkin December 18, 2017
Saying no to a project

Saying no to a project

There are so many things that we COULD be doing with our time. I always say that time management is a political issue, meaning that putting our time where others…

cindytonkin December 14, 2017
It's a big decision - here's how you make it

It's a big decision - here's how you make it

Click to read the Farnam Street post about how people make big decisions. It’s worth it for the cool diagram. And then follow up with how to use mindfulness…

cindytonkin December 11, 2017
When matters

When matters

If you’re fresh in the morning then do the difficult meetings then. Choose the time that’s best for you. If you generally are dozy after lunch, then consider…

cindytonkin December 7, 2017
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,…

cindytonkin December 7, 2017

Santa goes cultural

Although it’s christmas themed, this is a really fun ad about cultural difference! Can you speak New Ziland?

cindytonkin December 4, 2017
Job interview tips

Job interview tips

If you’re between jobs, then here are some interview tips How To Nail An Interview, In 6 Simple Charts is a humorous, but useful, interpretation of what you…

cindytonkin November 26, 2017
Get happier

Get happier

The internet is full of research on how to be happier. Take some of these ideas and play with them. Firstly, this research suggests that just noticing the natural…

cindytonkin November 25, 2017
Meaning makes you happy

Meaning makes you happy

It’s not just about doing what you love, it’s about doing what makes your life meaningful. The short version is you need to: Belong to a group Give your…

cindytonkin November 20, 2017
Get people to like you

Get people to like you

You know that I’m big on rapport, and I’m an improviser so I say “yes and”. This is a useful article giving you some basics in getting people…

cindytonkin November 20, 2017
Creativity

Creativity

What are the keys to being creative? How can you get more bang for your creativity buck? There is a lot of research on this, and if you’ve read Jonah Lehrer’s…

cindytonkin November 19, 2017
Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

Storytelling leads to self-awareness. from Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective. And twin this with this Tribal Leadership concept – at each…

cindytonkin November 7, 2017
Management Secrets

Management Secrets

Managing people is not easy. So I’ve been gathering some great ideas for you. Management Secrets: Core Beliefs of Great Bosses outlines some important concepts…

cindytonkin November 3, 2017
Gender Politics

Gender Politics

Men and women are different. We know that. But what are the blind spots?

cindytonkin November 1, 2017
Inspiration: make them feel good

Inspiration: make them feel good

Right now I’m spending a lot of time working with leaders who want to know how to recognise their team members for a job well done. I’m loving the work.…

cindytonkin October 24, 2017
Yes, they want pizza, not money

Yes, they want pizza, not money

Pizza and compliments are more motivating than cash. See this cool research from Dan Ariely. Giving cash bonuses costs the company more and in this research actually…

cindytonkin October 21, 2017
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