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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery

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Awards

Bookbuilders Award
Presentation Zen was honored for outstanding book design, production, and manufacturing at the 38th Annual Bookbuilders West Book Show and Awards Ceremony in January 2009. Awarded in the Professional trade category, Presentation Zen features an original book design by the author of the book, Garr Reynolds. Bookbuilders West, a nonprofit association founded in San Francisco in 1969, promotes and supports book publishing in the 13 Western states.

Presentation Zen was named to Amazon's Best of 2008 Business & Investing Books.

Presentation Zen earned the first "Scott Thinks It’s Hot!” award of 2008 from Scott Kelby.

Podcasts

Listen to our publisher's interview with author Garr Reynolds.

Presentations Roundtable - Episode 1: Design and Dead Trees
This premiere episode of the Presentations Roundtable Podcast brings together Presentation Zen's Garr Reynolds, Nancy Duarte of Duarte Design, Howard Cooperstein of Microsoft, and your host Ric Bretschneider. You are invited to listen in as we discuss the role of books in learning good design, preview both Garr and Nancy's efforts in this area, and drop some easy to follow hints on creating excellence in your own presentations.

  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 240
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-52565-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-52565-9
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-52576-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-52576-5

FOREWORD BY GUY KAWASAKI

Presentation designer and internationally acclaimed communications expert Garr Reynolds, creator of the most popular Web site on presentation design and delivery on the Net — presentationzen.com — shares his experience in a provocative mix of illumination, inspiration, education, and guidance that will change the way you think about making presentations with PowerPoint or Keynote. Presentation Zen challenges the conventional wisdom of making "slide presentations" in today’s world and encourages you to think differently and more creatively about the preparation, design, and delivery of your presentations. Garr shares lessons and perspectives that draw upon practical advice from the fields of communication and business. Combining solid principles of design with the tenets of Zen simplicity, this book will help you along the path to simpler, more effective presentations.


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Links

Presentation Zen Photos flickr Group
This group is for people who have read Garr Reynolds' book, or really for anyone who gives presentations on a regular basis. We invite you to post images you've used in presentations, or even pictures you've taken that you think would be great for someone else to use.

Guy Kawasaki: Ten Questions With Garr Reynolds

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