The Art and Science of Presentation Design
By (author) Nancy Duarte
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slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
Book DescriptionOver the last fifteen years, professional communications have changed drastically. Presentations are the primary way we communicate. There is a proliferation of presentation software in the workplace, but there are no documented best-practices for how to communicate optimally in this ubiquitous medium. There has never been a gold standard collection of best practices for telling the visual story until now. Whether you're a CEO, senior manager or educator, you create presentations that have incredibly high stakes. Stock value, sales revenue, career promotions and behavior changes are all influenced by presentations daily. Those of us who want to get ahead have had a few guides that teach us how to create 'sticky' verbal messages and make a successful delivery. But what about the slides themselves? Are they art or science, or both?If you 're tired of stagnating in your career or getting marginal feedback when you present to pivotal audiences, this book will change your approach, process and expectations for developing visual aides. It will make the difference between a good presentation and a great one. The personality of the book is smart and informative. It would be like the merging of an informative Strunk and White's "Elements of Style" with a spunky Anne Lamott - but it happens to all be in living color. Useful, yet with doses of reality sprinkled in. It will be referenced enough to be kept permanently on a desk as an essential guide yet profound enough to spark viral intrigue. For the first time, we have translated much of the design language into laymen 's terms.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780596522346
(229mm x 229mm x 17mm)
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nancy Duarte
Illuminate, Paperback (February 2016)
To envision the future is one thing, getting others to go there with you is another. By harnessing the power of persuasive communication you can turn your idea into a movement. This title provides the same communication tools that great leaders like Steve Jobs, Howard Schultz, and Dr Martin Luther King Jr used to move people.
Resonate, Paperback (October 2010)» View all books by Nancy Duarte
Tagline: How to give a presentation with passion, persuasion, and impact. Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. Unfortunately all too often audiences leave feeling like they ve wasted their time or somehow missed the point completely.
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Author Biography - Nancy Duarte
Nancy Duarte has been a Principal of Duarte Design since 1990. Her firm is in the heart of the Silicon Valley and the client list is loaded with Fortune 500 companies. Her passion for business communications that are clear, meaningful and attractive has opened doors for her in a business world full of cluttered and complex visual communications. She speaks across the nation at conferences, authors training content and is a regular contributor to Presentations magazine.
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