This Week in Insights: Week of August 10

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG:Firms_which_don_t_use_PowerPoint___Anti_Powerpoint_Party

Thinking of banning PowerPoint (or any slides) at your company? Eli Murphy discusses why banning PowerPoint doesn’t solve the real problem.

 

FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS

Scientists now combine light and sound to reveal the brain

retina-eye15 meeting etiquette rules every professional needs to know [infographic]

For the #SwipeFile: A WWI poster that will scare you into rationing

“La Bella Principessa’s smile?” Second “da Vinci smile” discovered

You have no credibility (yet), says Seth Godin

How to plan a great group discussion

604A3805-529D-41FF-8A822EB33FD5A387_articleRules for charts [with hilarious captioning in the examples]

Need to tailor your speeches? Ask the one question Tom Peters does

Criticized for certain qualities? They may be “thinking talents” in disguise

A robot analyzed all the US’s State of the Union addresses to see what has and hasn’t changed

How our left-brain, right-brain wiring affects how we see faces

 

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