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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
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
How To Handle A Bad Boss

How To Handle A Bad Boss

My favourite topic! Ways to deal with a bad boss - you know you can!

cindytonkin October 2, 2017
Make Friends, Not Contacts: 5 Tips for Networking

Make Friends, Not Contacts: 5 Tips for Networking

If you want to be happy, make friends. If you want to get a head in business network, right? No, just make friends. Here’s why and here’s how. This review…

cindytonkin February 17, 2017
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.…

cindytonkin March 20, 2016
When to shut up

When to shut up

Useful article on How to Tell When Someone wants to Stop Talking to You.

cindytonkin November 16, 2015
Why Karaoke will give you success at work

Why Karaoke will give you success at work

Karaoke can make you look foolish. But showing your vulnerabilities can work to make you more popular. See this excellent post from Barking up the Wrong Tree which…

cindytonkin October 5, 2015
A feedback option that works

A feedback option that works

Seth Godin has so many nuggets it’s hard not to just re-post about 80% of what he writes. This one is very useful though. He suggests that when we receive…

cindytonkin September 28, 2015
Expertise is over-rated

Expertise is over-rated

When the client is always right…

cindytonkin August 27, 2015
8 ways to “manage up”

8 ways to “manage up”

Some options for managing your boss Manage Your Boss – 8 ways to “manage up”

cindytonkin June 18, 2015
Making A Good First Impression

Making A Good First Impression

If you’re dating, meeting a new client, interviewing for a job or even interviewing for a place to live, 5 Secrets To Always Making A Good First Impression will…

cindytonkin April 21, 2015
How's your strategy?

How's your strategy?

Six Strategy Traps outlines the do-it-all strategy the Don Quixote Strategy the Waterloo Strategy the something-for-everyone strategy the dreams-that-never-come-true…

cindytonkin April 12, 2015
Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

If you tend to put it off, consider your health. “chronic procrastinators avoid taking care of themselves as much as they should—from going to the doctor…

cindytonkin April 8, 2015
Make People Think You Are Successful Within 5 Seconds

Make People Think You Are Successful Within 5 Seconds

Science Reveals How to Make People Think You Are Successful Within 5 Seconds of Meeting Them  shows that a good suit works…

cindytonkin March 26, 2015
Tactics of influence

Tactics of influence

You can always trust Shane Parrish at Farnam Street Blog to summarise the important stuff well. Here are the 9 Primary Tactics Used to Influence Others.

cindytonkin March 16, 2015
Ask for a raise

Ask for a raise

The Five Best Times to Ask for a Raise shows in words and pictures what you need to know to ask for a raise.

cindytonkin February 18, 2015
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