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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
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 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
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
Eureka Moments

Eureka Moments

Insight is what separates the great from the also ran. It’s an essential component of political acumen. It’s part of what makes you emotionally intelligent…

cindytonkin October 5, 2017
Stay calm under pressure

Stay calm under pressure

If you’re doing great things then you’ll be putting yourself under pressure. Staying calm when this happens is what will make it easier. Follow these…

cindytonkin October 1, 2017
Hate Small Talk? Questions to help you work a room

Hate Small Talk? Questions to help you work a room

You’re at a work event or a networking event. Or your partner’s event. You have to stay. You need to talk to strangers about stuff. Here’s some…

cindytonkin September 22, 2017
Persuading people

Persuading people

Coaching women in business I find that part of every woman’s job is persuading others to take on her ideas, do what she asks them to or even buy what she’s…

cindytonkin September 10, 2017
Wanna be lucky?

Wanna be lucky?

They say luck is the combination of preparation and opportunity. So 5 Things Super Lucky People Do  is worth a peruse. I especially like number 5: Follow up (follow…

cindytonkin August 28, 2017
You're hijacked

You're hijacked

Pause for Thought: Your attention is your most valuable resource, and it’s being hijacked by technology companies. Tech companies (facebook, youtube, snapchat,…

cindytonkin August 2, 2017
Presence and Voice

Presence and Voice

Just the way that you speak can give an impression of true presence.  Your voice hits subconscious/unconscious buttons in the brain and make you credible, real,…

cindytonkin July 21, 2017
Kill Bad Habits

Kill Bad Habits

It’s one thing to have a bad habit. But if you’re a procrastinator, a gum-chewer, a chocolate addict or a late sleeper how can you make the change you…

cindytonkin July 12, 2017
Motivate yourself!

Motivate yourself!

It’s not talent that distinguishes the great from the also-ran. It’s motivation. Here are 3 ways to motivate yourself. And ways to increase your motivation…

cindytonkin May 21, 2017
Between jobs?

Between jobs?

Being between assignments is a frequent challenge for consultants and contract workers. Perhaps you’re between assignments, or just between jobs. The same…

cindytonkin May 9, 2017
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