Category: Do it-now

Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

INFOGRAPHIC: If what you’re saying doesn’t follow a coherent structure, it doesn’t matter how beautiful your turn of phrase is – you won’t be able to make a compelling case for anything. You need structure no matter what you’re hoping to communicate, and here are four great options you can draw on. SOURCE: Fast Company ...
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How can groups make good decisions?

How can groups make good decisions?

VIDEO: We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? Neuroscientist Mariano Sigman has been inquiring into how we interact to reach decisions by performing experiments with live crowds around the world. In this explainer, he shares some intriguing results. In a time when people seem to be more polarised than ever, Sigman says, better understanding of how groups interact and reach conclusions might spark interesting new ways to construct a healthier democracy. SOURCE: TED ...
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How charismatic are you?  Take this test and find out

How charismatic are you? Take this test and find out

INFOGRAPHIC: We can instinctively sense charismatic people but defining the attribute in objective terms is not that easy. Simply put, a charismatic person is warm, welcoming, approachable, and sets others at ease. True, but is there an objective way to measure it? Seems like there is; take this test and find out. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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SMMRY (pronounced SUMMARY): the best text summarising tool on the Internet

SMMRY (pronounced SUMMARY): the best text summarising tool on the Internet

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: : Don't let the stark, visually unappealing interface get in the way of the value of this site. It is easily the best, most powerful utility of its kind. The plain interface comes with a host of options for refining the output. SMMRY was created to summarise articles and text. SMMRY's mission is to provide an efficient manner of understanding text, which is done primarily by reducing the text to only the most important sentences. SOURCE: SMMRY ...
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You're much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

You’re much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Regardless of how ahead of the game you really feel, there is always somebody else who looks more fortunate. Look for these 7 signs that show you're more successful than you might think - and, in all likelihood, that you're happier than you think, too. SOURCE: Inc ...
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Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: It takes five steps to change your habits and meet your goal. There are likely a lot of things standing in your way but the biggest is your own motivation. The motivational centres of the brain take your goals and drive you to act. But the brain uses your habits as shortcuts to getting things done. So if you want to reach a big-picture goal, you have to change your habits. SOURCE: FAST COMPANY ...
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Infogram: creating engaging infographics from data

Infogram: creating engaging infographics from data

INFOGRAPHIC/ UTILITY/ WEBSITE: Beautiful charts, maps, graphics, and dashboards are a snap with Infogram. Create engaging infographics and reports in minutes. More than 35 interactive charts and over 500 maps to help you visualise data, including pie charts, bar graphs, column tables, and word clouds. SOURCE: Infogram ...
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Handling your “to-do list” with  a 100 year old technique

Handling your “to-do list” with a 100 year old technique

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: In 1918, a highly respected productivity consultant named Ivy Lee described a method to increase efficiency and get things done.This 100 year old, step-wise method when done repeatedly, has been shown to produce large improvements in efficiency. SOURCE: Fastcompany ...
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