From Campaign Monitor
From Chris Anderson at TED: There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret — along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading?
From Six Seconds: Numerous studies show that emotional intelligence scores predict performance on critical life success factors. How strong is this effect? Many studies have been conducted with small samples, and frequently the samples are primarily university students, so a new study examined over 75,000 individuals (primarily managers and employees from over 15 workplace sectors) from 126 countries.
From 9 to 5 mac: Last month, Apple unveiled a new commercial for the iPhone and always-on Siri, and now the company has shared a new video showcasing the behind-the-scenes process of making the video. “Go behind the scenes of the commercial, with Cookie Monster and everyone’s favorite personal assistant, Siri,” Apple teases.
The original ad, released last month, showcased the Cookie Monster using an iPhone 6s and hands-free Siri to make cookies. The Cookie Monster used hands-free Siri to control the timer while baking the cookies. In today’s new video, we get a closer look at the actual production process of the video. You can see some differences between the pre- and post-production videos, such as the differences in the Cookie Monster’s eyes.
From Andrew Sobel: How do you show someone you really care and deepen your relationship with them? With chocolates and flowers? Those are great, but you can do more. Consider asking some of these 10 questions on Valentines Day. Or for that matter–on any day when you want to improve an important relationship!
From Creative Review: This year marks the centenary of Edward Johnston’s London Underground font, one of the city’s strongest and most-loved pieces of branding. Its birthday will be marked with a number of events and exhibitions over the year, beginning with a show at the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft which opened this week.