This Week in Insights: Week of July 27

"This Week in Insights" is our weekly recap of interesting and useful posts, articles, links, and other resources.

On The Communication Skills Blog:

Party-300x160Eli Murphy gives an easy way to remember anyone’s name.

From our Twitter and LinkedIn Feeds:

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

4 Stealable Ways Great Public Speakers Make Sure You Remember Them [Please don’t steal #4!]

Need to explain something or land a point? Look for the metaphor, says Seth Godin [We agree!]

Avoid Miscommunication in email [Great tips from @CrystalKnowMefounder]16-heartvsbrain-lede.w529.h529.2x

Pictorial proof that men and women think differently [So plan for both]

For the #SwipeFile: Animals Rescuing Other Animals

Want to know the quickest way to understand someone? Ask this simple question

How to Cold Email a Complete Stranger

Three Myths About the Brain…debunked0803GRAY-blog427

Image-Focused Design: Is Bigger Better? [Some good parallels for #slidedesign]

Upcoming Workshops

JD and Tamsen lead our Design For Action communication skills workshop in Boston this week. Don’t miss our next public workshop in Reston, VA on October 7!


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