This Week in Insights: Week of September 7

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Eli Murphy deconstructs Nilofer Merchant’s TED Talk, “Got a Meeting? Take a Walk,” and talks about the power of a problem-based opening statement.

FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS

What’s one simple technique to make your talks better? The Epiphora.

The mysterious origins of punctuation.

13 stats that should terrify CMOs.7cd8a8f692f5456a2ea3bedee0075267.ff660ae869148060a24cfeb45d88383f

The secret to better learning that most people don’t know. [How can YOU incorporate this?]

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design [good lessons for message design, too].

Write 3000 words every day, even when you don’t feel like it.

This new Tinder-style app helps you find the perfect fonts.898d79fabb6aab8bf3b271d161db2c23.dcff42b2295b9072649ef5f341a23711

For the Swipe File (a collection of useful ideas resources to use in future presentations):

How’s your logic? Can you solve Einstein’s riddle?

When the “most fair” way to line up is the least efficient.

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