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Presentation Zen: The Video (Online Streaming Version)

Presentation Zen: The Video (Online Streaming Version)

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-57389-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-57389-6

This is an online streaming video, not a download. After making your purchase online, you can log into your Peachpit account page to view Presentation Zen: The Video anytime, anywhere with Internet access. Run time: 50 minutes. DVD version also available at

Best-selling author and authority on presentation design and delivery Garr Reynolds invites you to create provocative presentations with solid designs and Zen simplicity. In this personal, one-on-one video, Garr expands on his ideas from his popular book, Presentation Zen, and blog,, and challenges you to go beyond the conventional slide presentation  style and think more creatively to achieve simpler, more effective presentations.

Within an hour viewers will learn to:

  • plan and prepare your presentations, and craft their story with storyboarding techniques.
  • utilize design principles that show viewers to communicate messages more effectively and emotionally.
  • deliver their presentations by successfully connecting with their audience.

Presentation Zen has won numerous awards, most recently a CINE Golden Eagle Award and a a Silver Telly Award.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: The Preparation Stage
Dakari Nani
Crafting the Story
The Process

Section 3: The Design Stage
Kanso, Shizen, Shibumi
Signal to Noise Ratio
Picture Superiority Effect
Empty Space
The Big Four: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity

Section 4: The Delivery Stage
Being in the Moment: Lessons from Judo
Being in the Moment: Lessons from Music
Removing Barriers
The Next Step


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