PPP# 76: The Magic Rule of 3s

PPP# 76: The Magic Rule of 3s
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett


Third time’s the charm

Next time you’re telling a story, consider the rule of 3s.

Create a list of three items with an unexpected ending, such as ‘peace, love and marzipan’.

This will break the pattern and grab your audience’s attention.

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Recharge your batteries

If your last break was 25 minutes ago, take a breather!

Try the Pomodoro method: take a five-minute break for every 25 minutes of work. 25 minutes is the magic number for productivity — it’ll help you stay focused while creating a sense of urgency.

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Brand strategy

The real product

"People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole."

- Theodore Levitt

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