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  • How to nail your next presentation

    How to nail your next presentation

    Via The Seattle Times : Giving presentations is a chore that many employees need to handle in their lives, yet few are trained in it. Doug Carter likens public speaking to cake. All of your knowledge and experience help create the message you’re giving, or the cake’s inner layers. Your ability […]

  • Don’t Give A Presentation Until You Do This 10 Times

    Don’t Give A Presentation Until You Do This 10 Times

    Via Forbes : The CEO of a large company lost the audience—his top salespeople—in the first two minutes of his presentation. I was there to witness it. Slides were out of place and financial data was wrong. “Sorry guys. I threw this together last night,” the CEO explained as he stumbled […]

  • Pokemon Go out of control? Here’s how to kick the habit

    Pokemon Go out of control? Here’s how to kick the habit

    Via c|net : Climbing walls trying to catch them all? Barely recognising friends and family, but can spot a Cloyster silhouette at 20 paces? Don’t panic: Here’s how to keep your Pokemon Go use down to manageable levels. It hasn’t even been a week since Pokemon Go launched and already it’s […]

  • How to overcome nerves to produce the perfect presentation

    How to overcome nerves to produce the perfect presentation

    Via The Lawyer : Not all lawyers are linguist masterminds who quickly think on their feet and love performing in court. At a recent return to work course attended by around 30 lawyers, 90 per cent of the room put up their hand when asked if they didn’t like or were […]

  • Five tips from cognitive science on the best ways to revise

    Five tips from cognitive science on the best ways to revise

    Via Tes : The Learning Scientists are a group of US education academics who aim to increase evidence-based practice in schools. This is the first in a series of blogs they will write for TES. With the arrival of exam season, it is devoted to the art of effective revision It […]

  • Run Barefoot To Boost Your Memory

    Run Barefoot To Boost Your Memory

    Via NDTV : Running barefoot is better than running with shoes for your working memory which refers to our ability to recall and process information, according to a study. Working memory is used throughout our lifespan. By improving it, we may be able to realise gains in key areas, from school […]

  • How To Master The Art Of The Pause In Public Speaking

    How To Master The Art Of The Pause In Public Speaking

    Via Fast Company : A well-placed pause can grab your audience’s attention. Here are three ways to deploy one. “The right word may be effective,” Mark Twain once said, “but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” Bold words for a writer—but Twain was dead-on. In public […]

  • Research Says Chocolate Boosts Brain Power

    Research Says Chocolate Boosts Brain Power

    Via Marie Claire : The cognitive benefits of eating oily fish and cod-liver oil capsules have long been proven, the only problem being that oily fish isn’t even nearly our favourite snack. Like, we enjoy eating it, but we’d much rather boost our brain power with something sweet and sugary and […]