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Let’s Spend 15 Minutes Following the Adventures of a Modern-Day ‘Mad Man’

With lunchtime approaching, why not take some time out while you devour your meal and watch this intriguing short film called “Sunshine.” The clip follows freelance advertising producer John Benet, who’s tasked with selling fast-food in Shanghai. We don’t need to tell you what the brand is since you’ll find out in a millisecond, but director/editor Doug Nichol‘s 15-minute portrait of a seemingly jaded, 22-year ad vet in a foreign land is well worth the eyeball time. Choice quote: “When we travel, we want to experience something different, but it just feels the same.”

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now!