Basically a one-stop-shop to learn the secrets of presenting information using slides. I will keep this one around for reference, though, and because it does give many examples of interesting slides. I’m guessing that is about. As I teach presentation skills professionally, I bought it as both reference and professional development – I knew a lot of it already, but as I am self-taught, and have never attended an art or design class, I also learned a lot. Connect with specific audiences Turn ideas into informative graphics Use sketching and diagramming techniques effectively Create graphics that enable audiences to process information easily Develop truly influential presentations Utilize presentation technology to your advantage Millions of presentations and billions of slides have been produced — and most of them miss the mark. Refresh and try again.
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Basically a one-stop-shop to learn the secrets of presenting information using slides. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. She is lside presentation specialist whose client list includes most Fortune companies.
This book looks great, no question, with lots of great examples of pretty slides. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natu No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, the odds are high that you’ve delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, your boss, your customers, or the general public.
Book covers everything you need to know about making slides – from presentation concepts, fonts and colors, images, and video.
For those of us that want some practical advise on how to improve our presentation slides this does the job. It’s nice an colorful book that was actually fun to read. 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.
Duarge, there’s a bit of connecting of the dots that needed to be done. But for me, more than half the book was wasted there.
Nov 01, Ignacio Ahumada rated it liked it. Not nearly as helpful as I had hoped. Return slife Book Page. This is a great book for presenters on how to design a great slide show to go along with your presentation. It is a design focused book on how to tell your story and present your information visually in a way that is effective.
This book piqued my interest as the author’s company designed Al Gore’s presentation in An Inconvenient Truth. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Nov 12, Charles-Antoine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lots of practical ideas, although some are more easily said than done like have a company olpgy stock of images, etcbut many examples. No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, the odds are high that you’ve delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, your boss, your customers, or the general public. Nov 20, Aaron rated it did not like it.
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. The twelve chapters covers creating a new ideology, creating ideas, creating diagrams, displaying data, thinking like a designer, arranging elements, visual elements, This is a great book for presenters on how to design a great slide show to go along with your presentation.
Further, I’m glad to have found another person who thinks about design from a dignity-of-the-user perspective as well as who cares about fonts in the same way that I do. Good insights for anyone who makes presentations using PowerPoint. It will make the difference between a good presentation and a great one.
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. Presentation software is one of the few tools that requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis The book combines conceptual thinking and inspirational design, with insightful case studies from the world’s leading brands.
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