The importance of visual content (Infographic)

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Do you know that a new visitor will decide to stay on or leave your website within 50 milliseconds of landing there? And if you can hook them up for at least 30 seconds, chances are that they will continue clicking your links.

malek‘s insight:

Analyze that:

website visitors can make snap judgements about the look of your page in as little as 50 milliseconds.

 An eye blink takes 300 milliseconds

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Three Dangerous Myths About Women Negotiators

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Last month a participant in an executive workshop started to ask, “Isn’t it true that women negotiators…” Before he even finished his question, people’s eyebrows went up. Was he about to say

malek‘s insight:

A real irony, after years of deals and negotiations I learnt that

- Women are tough negotiators and pay details to every tiny point.

- Women are not so welcomed in Sales and distribution especially in the Middle East, Asia and parts of Eastern Europe.

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Meet the Black Female Judge Who Will Decide Oscar Pistorius’ Fate 

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Thokozile Matilda Masipa is a former social worker turned journalist turned lawyer turned superior court judge. She’s “eloquent” and highly respected by her peers, but perpetrators should tread lightly.

malek‘s insight:

With the world watching, Judge  Masipa will decide if Pistorius intentionally killed his girlfriend or by accident

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Here’s What Happens When A Female Tech Founder Asks VC For Money

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Business Insider
If You’re A Woman With A Startup, These Investors Are Most Likely To Give You …

malek‘s insight:

Welcome to the new paradigm:

Expanding pipeline of women entrepreneurs leading gender diverse teams and creating capital efficient, high growth companies in digital media and sustainable products and services.

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Women and Fashion In the Digital Age

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Good data and simple graphics that add context to the numbers.  Love the icons and silhouettes and the minimal color palette.  Simple character illustrations like these keep the focus on the data, and not the illustrations. 

malek‘s insight:

Women have long been seen as the primary household consumers, and in terms of women’s magazines, there are so many ‘great advertising opportunities’ to reach individuals.

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Thanks to that lilac dress, ‘Queen meets Pope’ was a surprise win for women | Joanna Moorhead

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You might not expect the 87-year-old Queen and the 77-year-old Pope Francis to break an old convention, but they didFor sheer comedy value, “Queen meets Pope” was a big-hitter. She arrived late; he seemed bemused.

malek‘s insight:

 It’s all about the symbolic significance. Lilac, for the first time.  We probably need more of these meetings to restore parts of lost humanity.

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