This Week in Insights: Week of September 14

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG:albert-einstein21

Tim Pollard gives us his favorite Einstein (and Einstein-esque) quotes, and how to use them in your presentations.

FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS

If you find teleprompters useful (and not a path to woodenness…) check out this new voice-based teleprompter app

PromptSmart___Speak_with_confidence____Voice-guided_teleprompter_app_for_your_iPhone_or_iPad__7 presentation tips from the 2015 world champion of public speaking [Do you agree?]

4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence [Just for laughs…]

Politics aside, interesting question here: are “entertainment” and “boring” opposites?

Want great advice on speaking? Check out @michaelport‘s new podcast

Do we make buying decisions based on logic or emotion? A tale of two chickens ge1

Daniel Pink’s Required Reading  via @cspenn

6 Emotions That Make Customers Buy

The Art of Reading, Remembering, and Retaining More Books

The Persuasive Power of Repeated Falsehoods [Use this only for good!] The_STEAL_THE_SHOW_Podcast_from_Michael_Port

 

FOR THE SWIPE FILE (A COLLECTION OF USEFUL IDEAS RESOURCES TO USE IN FUTURE PRESENTATIONS):

30 Facts That Sound Like BS, But Are Actually True. #12 Makes You Think. http://bit.ly/1FpoU3P

 

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