Resonate by Nancy Duarte
Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

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Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentations that will not only create impact, but will move people to action

Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. 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.

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. The author's approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. Using this approach, you'll convey your content with passion, persuasion, and impact.Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in Al Gore's Oscar-winning An Inconvenient TruthFocuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to actionUpends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero and the presenter the mentorShows how to use story techniques of conflict and resolution

Presentations don't have to be boring ordeals. You can make them fun, exciting, and full of meaning. Leave your audiences energized and ready to take action with Resonate.


About Nancy Duarte

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Nancy Duarte is a skilled CEO, inspired presenter, and gifted educator. Principal of Duarte Design since 1990, Nancy Duarte is a sought-after speaker whose own presentations live up to the expectations established in her books. Those books include slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations and Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences.
Published September 5, 2013 by Wiley. 272 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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Ideas for gifts to get that public speaker in your life.

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Those who have to present regularly in small group settings such as sales presentations, team meetings, project updates, and budget reviews, don�t have the time or desire to use some of the techniques that main stage conference presenters have the luxury to use.

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Like the characters Yoda and Luke Skywalker in the movie Star Wars, Duarte points out that the audience is the hero (Luke), and Yoda (you) must reveal and align ideas and capabilities already present within the group consciousness.

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In her book Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, now available as a Soundview Executive Book Summary, Duarte reminds readers that the best presentations are stories where the audience stars as the hero.

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The signature of a persuasive speech is a clear call-to-action.

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