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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
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
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
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
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
Advertising and influencing

Advertising and influencing

This interview is well worth a listen Rory Sutherland from Ogilvie talks about advertising as an influencing tool (not just to encourage people to buy but to fix…

cindytonkin June 19, 2017
Strategy from Lego

Strategy from Lego

Check out this interesting interview with the former CEO of Lego from 2014. Here are some of my highlights: for 2 years, we didn’t have a strategy; we had…

cindytonkin June 5, 2017
Identify the mistakes

Identify the mistakes

You know how things go wrong at work, but no one wants to admit it? And you end up finding out way too late to fix it, learn from it or even apologise for it? Great…

cindytonkin March 22, 2017
Difficult questions

Difficult questions

You stand at the front of a room, you lead a change process, you ask people to do something new. You’re going to get questions. Sometimes you don’t want…

cindytonkin March 1, 2017
Training isn't all about the classroom

Training isn't all about the classroom

Many organisations have gone all 70/20/10 on professional training and development. This seems to have given Finance an excuse to cut budgets to only 10% of what…

cindytonkin March 1, 2017
Influencing people you don't pay

Influencing people you don't pay

If you’re not their boss but you still want them to play along with you, here are some ideas on getting people to collaborate when you don’t control…

cindytonkin January 28, 2017
Dressing for Success still works

Dressing for Success still works

Notching up your dress standards does make a difference: New studies suggest that when workers wear nicer clothes, they achieve more. Why Dressing for Success Leads…

cindytonkin January 21, 2017
Narcissists 101

Narcissists 101

Narcissism is on the rise. It’s all about them. And it can drive you crazy when you need help, want to get something done or just be real. Here’s how…

cindytonkin November 2, 2016
It's not about the nail

It's not about the nail

We have all been there. I have clients like this.

cindytonkin October 31, 2016
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