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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, 2nd Edition

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, 2nd Edition


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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 312
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-81198-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-81198-1

Best-selling author and popular speaker Garr Reynolds is back in this newly revised edition of his classic, best-selling book, Presentation Zen, in which he showed readers there is a better way to reach the audience through simplicity and storytelling, and gave them the tools to confidently design and deliver successful presentations.

In this new edition, Garr gives his readers new, fresh examples to draw inspiration from, with a whole new chapter for those who present on more technical and educational topics based on techniques used by many presenters who give high-level talks at TED and other powerhouse events. Whether the reader is in research, technology, business, or educationthis book will show them how to take what could look like a really dry presenation and reinvigorate the material in totally fresh (and sometimes interactive!) ways that will make it memorable and resonate with the audience.

Staying true to the mission of the first), Garr combines solid principles of design with the tenets of Zen simplicity to help readers along the path to simpler, more effective presentations that will be appreciated, remembered, and best of all, acted upon.

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Presentation Zen: How to Craft a Presentation with Messages that Stick

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Download Chapter 4: Crafting the Story

Table of Contents

    Presenting in Today's World
    Creativity, Limitations, and Constraints
    Planning Analog
    Crafting the Story
    Simplicity: Why It Matters
    Presentation Design: Principles and Techniques
    Sample Visuals: Images and Text
    The Art of Being Completely Present
    Connecting with an Audience
    The Need for Engagement
    The Journey Begins
  • Photo Credits
  • Index


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