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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
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
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
Breathe, unplug, daydream... to be more productive

Breathe, unplug, daydream... to be more productive

You can be more productive than you are. Here are two different ends of the spectrum: some holistic solutions and a few more practical. Which one appeals to you…

cindytonkin October 3, 2017
Psychopaths abound

Psychopaths abound

So you thought your boss was difficult. Is he or she actually a psychopath? Read about the high percentage of psychopaths in senior corporate life here. Then if…

cindytonkin September 27, 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
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
Get more from those TED Videos

Get more from those TED Videos

If you like me watch a lot of videos, you’ll be interested in this research on how to make the most of learning from the video medium. The essence of the concept…

cindytonkin July 24, 2017
Leverage your technical experts

Leverage your technical experts

Are you getting the most out of your technical expert consulting teams? Your data scientists, data analysts, market researchers, the trusted advisors who give your…

cindytonkin July 24, 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
Tactics to Influence: Get what you want!

Tactics to Influence: Get what you want!

You want to get what you want. If you don’t already have it then what you’re doing is not going to get it for you. You know that the definition of insanity…

cindytonkin July 12, 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
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