A place to catch my things...
5 metrics you need to know to give a great presentation
- 1.5 seconds the amount of time you have to make a positive first impression.
- 2.5 minutes the average audience attention span (down from 12, then 5 in past ten years)
- 150 average number of times the average American checks his/her phone in 24 hour period
- 12 maximum number of words that should be projected on your screen at a time
- 100 percent of your audience will appreciate your speech ending on time
via Noah Zandan, CEO of Quantified Impressions
"Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. I think that a lot of what people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity."
"I’m sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go."
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
"If you copy from one author, it’s plagiarism. But, if you copy from many, it’s research."
"Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again."
Mark this day …
I just edited the vertical axis scale on my Excel pivot table. The major/minor unit settings were all wrong.
Don’t assume you know what I’m made of. I am full of surprises.
"Freedom and community make good partners."
"One of the ways we elicit wonder is by scrambling the self temporarily so the world can seep in."