Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols

Portfolio - The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. With these words, Apple Inc. Steve jobs, and its leader, catalyzed a movement. Used to move people. Duarte and sanchez lay out a plan to help you lead people through the five stages of transformation using speeches, ceremonies, stories, and symbols.

This visual and accessible communication guidebook will show you how Apple, charity: water, Starbucks, IBM, and others have mobilized people to embrace bold changes. To envision the future is one thing, getting others to go there with you is another. He wanted you to feel what the world might someday be like, and trust him to take you there.

Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols - As a leader, you have the same potential to not only anticipate the future and invent creative initiatives, but to also inspire those around you to support and execute your vision. In illuminate, howard schultz, acclaimed author Nancy Duarte and communications expert Patti Sanchez equip you with the same communication tools that great leaders like Jobs, and Dr.

Whenever jobs took the stage to talk about new Apple products, the whole world seemed to stop and listen. That’s because Jobs was offering a vision of the future. By harnessing the power of persuasive communication you, too, can turn your idea into a movement. Martin Luther King Jr.

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

John Wiley and Sons - Using this approach, persuasion, you'll convey your content with passion, and impact. Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don't resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action.

You can make them fun, exciting, and full of meaning. Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in al gore's Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth Focuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to action Upends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero and the presenter the mentor Shows how to use story techniques of conflict and resolution Presentations don't have to be boring ordeals.

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences - The author's approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. John Wiley Sons. Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. Leave your audiences energized and ready to take action with Resonate.

slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations

O'Reilly Media - Slide:ology will challenge your traditional approach to creating slides by teaching you how to be a visual thinker. No matter where you are on the organizational ladder, your boss, your customers, the odds are high that you've delivered a high-stakes presentation to your peers, or the general public. O reilly Media.

The book combines conceptual thinking and inspirational design, with insightful case studies from the world's leading brands. Presentation software is one of the few tools that requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis. And it will help your career by creating momentum for your cause.

slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations - Written by nancy duarte, the firm that created the presentation for Al Gore's Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth, President and CEO of Duarte Design, this book is full of practical approaches to visual story development that can be applied by anyone. With slide:ology you'll learn to: 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.

John Wiley Sons. Slide:ology fills that void. But unlike verbal skills, natural, effective visual expression is not easy, or actively taught in schools or business training programs.

HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations HBR Guide Series Harvard Business Review Guides

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. Take the pain out of presentations. Terrified of speaking in front of a group? Or simply looking to polish your skills? No matter where you are on the spectrum, this guide will give you the confidence and the tools you need to get results. Written by presentation expert nancy duarte, the hbr guide to persuasive Presentations will help you:Win over tough crowdsOrganize a coherent narrativeCreate powerful messages and visualsConnect with and engage your audienceShow people why your ideas matter to themStrike the right tone, in any situation John Wiley Sons.

O reilly Media.

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery 2nd Edition Voices That Matter

New Riders - Staying true to the mission of the first, remembered, more effective presentations that will be appreciated, and best of all, Garr combines solid principles of design with the tenets of Zen simplicity to help readers along the path to simpler, acted upon. In this new edition, fresh examples to draw inspiration from, Garr gives his readers new, 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.

John Wiley Sons. New riders Publishing. Whether the reader is in research, technology, business, or education–this 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.

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery 2nd Edition Voices That Matter - O reilly Media. Harvard Business School Press. Best-selling author and popular speaker garr reynolds is back in this newly revised edition of his classic, Presentation Zen, in which he showed readers there is a better way to reach the audience through simplicity and storytelling, best-selling book, and gave them the tools to confidently design and deliver successful presentations.

Presentation Zen Design A simple visual approach to presenting in today's world Graphic Design & Visual Communication Courses

New Riders - You can have a great impact using simple design choices in your presentations but you just need to know where to start. Once the design guidelines are established, you will benefit from Garr’s years of experience as a master presenter and learn how you can achieve an overall harmony and balance using the powerful tenet of simplicity.

Harvard Business School Press. Creating and delivering a successful presentation today often means breaking through the noise and allowing your audience to focus on you and your message. Filled with practical insights and plenty of examples, images, color, data, you’ll learn how to design effective presentations that contain text, and video.

Presentation Zen Design A simple visual approach to presenting in today's world Graphic Design & Visual Communication Courses - Not only will you discover how to design your slides for more professional-looking presentations, you’ll learn to communicate more clearly and will accomplish the goal of making a stronger, more lasting connection with your audience. John Wiley Sons. New riders Publishing. New riders Publishing. O reilly Media.

Here to guide you on your journey is best-selling author and popular speaker Garr Reynolds, whose design wisdom and advice will open your eyes and give you new ways to look at your slides.

BrandED: Tell Your Story, Build Relationships, and Empower Learning

Jossey-Bass - Unfortunately, many of those stories stop at the school doors. John Wiley Sons. Even if you have no marketing experience, the easy-to-use framework takes you step by step through the nuances of spreading good news about your school and building relationships around those actions. O reilly Media. And the great disruptors of our time are shaping the culture itself in innovative ways.

Powerful yet practical, BrandED is the perfect resource to help your school share its story with the world. Thomas C. Eric and trish's book branded sends a very compelling message to school leaders that developing and executing a smart, innovative brand strategy can disrupt the best practices' conventions of the existing school system.

BrandED: Tell Your Story, Build Relationships, and Empower Learning - Praise for branded "a great resource for educators who want to strengthen their connections with students, parents, teachers, and the wider community. The power of a brand to communicate all three elements is undeniable, and in today's digitally connected, social society, schools and school districts have a lot to gain by developing and promoting their own brand identities.

Harvard Business School Press. You know great achievements happen at your school. Branded is the groundbreaking guidebook for educators who want to enhance communication with students, parents, and stakeholders to create a transparent record of value. New riders Publishing.

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable

Jossey-Bass - Jossey-Bass. Jossey bass. Harvard Business School Press. This time, lencioni's focus is on a leader's crucial role in building a healthy organization--an often overlooked but essential element of business life that is the linchpin of sustained success. John Wiley Sons. In the story's telling, lencioni helps his readers understand the disarming simplicity and power of creating organizational health, and reveals four key disciplines that they can follow to achieve it.

In this stunning follow-up to his best-selling book, The Five Temptations of a CEO, Patrick Lencioni offers up another leadership fable that's every bit as compelling and illuminating as its predecessor. New riders Publishing. New riders Publishing. Readers are treated to a story of corporate intrigue as the frustrated head of one consulting firm faces a leadership challenge so great that it threatens to topple his company, his career, and everything he holds true about leadership itself.

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable - O reilly Media.

DataStory: Explain Data and Inspire Action Through Story

Ideapress Publishing - But getting others to move forward with those actions only happens when someone communicates well. Instead, you’ll learn how to transform numbers into inspirational narratives to drive action. The actions you ask others to take today can change your future data. The way insights are communicated could reverse or increase the trajectory of data.

This book covers the findings in the language, structure and visual hierarchy helping data to be understood and acted on. Jossey-Bass. This book is not about visualizing data, there are plenty of books covering that. What if you sliced data and found a huge problem or opportunity? Data did its job, but now it needs a storyteller.

New riders Publishing. As one of the preeminent storytellers of the Silicon Valley, presentation narratives, her firm has served almost 200 of the Fortune 500 companies in shaping communication strategies, memorable visuals and impactful delivery. Almost every role today uses data for decision making. O reilly Media.

DataStory: Explain Data and Inspire Action Through Story - Jossey bass. In datastory you'll learn to: explain data through the lens of empathy Spark action through story structures Craft recommendations that get approved Write clear observations of charts and annotate them Structure and layout a Slidedoc Inspire others with data that sticks Nancy Duarte's firm, Duarte, Inc.

Has created some of the most important presentations in the world since 1988.

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals

Wiley - Harvard Business School Press. Jossey bass. You'll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation.

Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and the tools at our disposal don't make it any easier. Rid your world of ineffective graphs, one exploding 3D pie chart at a time. New riders Publishing. Don't simply show your data—tell a story with it!  Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data.

Specifically, you'll learn how to:  understand the importance of context and audience determine the appropriate type of graph for your situation Recognize and eliminate the clutter clouding your information Direct your audience's attention to the most important parts of your data Think like a designer and utilize concepts of design in data visualization Leverage the power of storytelling to help your message resonate with your audience  Together, the lessons in this book will help you turn your data into high impact visual stories that stick with your audience.

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals - Jossey-Bass. O reilly Media. There is a story in your data—Storytelling with Data will give you the skills and power to tell it! John Wiley Sons. This book demonstrates how to go beyond conventional tools to reach the root of your data, informative, and how to use your data to create an engaging, compelling story.

Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

University of Chicago Press - O reilly Media. Jossey-Bass. Harvard Business School Press. Now in storycraft, jack hart, a former managing editor of the Oregonian who guided several Pulitzer Prize–winning narratives to publication, delivers what will certainly become the definitive guide to the methods and mechanics of crafting narrative nonfiction.

From there, he expands the discussion to other well-known writers to show the broad range of texts, genres, styles, and media to which his advice applies. John Wiley Sons. New riders Publishing. Revealing the stories behind the stories, Hart brings readers into the process of developing nonfiction narratives by sharing tips, anecdotes, and recommendations he forged during his decades-long career in journalism.

Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing - Jossey bass. With examples that draw from magazine essays, book-length nonfiction narratives, and radio programs, documentaries, Storycraft will be an indispensable resource for years to come. Yet writers looking for guidance on reporting and writing true stories have had few places to turn for advice. New riders Publishing.

From the work of the new journalists in the 1960s, atul gawande, susan orlean, to the new Yorker essays of John McPhee, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach’s Stiff or Erik Larson’s Devil in the White City, narrative nonfiction has come into its own. Hart covers what writers in this genre need to know, from understanding story theory and structure, to mastering point of view and such basic elements as scene, revising, to drafting, and character, action, and editing work for publication.