We’ve been borrowing best practices from design and applying them to pitchbooks this month, inspired by our book club choice The Design of Everyday Things. Taught in design schools across the country, the relationship it presents between signifiers and affordances is pretty apt for composing pitchbook slides. And making sure those slides are read? How an eye-tracking study can help you decide where to place your executive summary's main takeaways.
In August you may have missed:
Firing up your Kindle to power through at least 52 books a year. (Fix The Pitch)
Wondering if you’ve been using the term “alpha” wrong all this time. (Mathbabe)
Comparing an almost quarter-century of Michael Phelps Olympic performances. (The New York Times)
Adding some new charts to your repertoire with Pellucid’s trending content. (Fix The Pitch)
Getting lost in the data of human history. (Our World in Data)
Second guessing the clarity of your stacked benchmarking charts with added summary stats. (Fix The Pitch)
Sending congratulation LinkedIn messages to Goldman Sachs’ newest batch of 22-year old associates. (efinancialcareers)
The nudge you need to brush up on your people skills. (Fix The Pitch)
Going to see the movie Equity to compare notes with eight women from Wall Street. (The Cut, NYmag)
Thinking it might be time to check out Crown Heights as it ranks just after Williamsburg in our Brooklyn Ranking Chart. (Fix The Pitch)
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