books about: presenting
Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
John Wiley and Sons
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 ...
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions.
Fitzpatricks Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Seventh Edition (Color Atlas & Synopsis of ...
The world's #1 visual atlas of dermatology--updated to keep pace with today's practice "…should serve as a standard against which all future atlases will be measured…" -- The New England Journal of Medicine review of an earlier edition This compact, diagnosis-speeding guide has virtually defined the field of dermatology for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students across the globe. Spanning the entire ...
Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV and KJV and NASB and Amplified: The World's Bestselling Bible ...
Bring new meaning to your Bible study. When you don’t want to lose anything in the translation, the Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible is a tool that lets you explore all the rich nuances of meaning in the Bible’s text without having to learn the original Biblical languages. It sets four popular versions side-by-side for you to compare and contrast: the authenticity and accessibility of the New International Version; the iconic ...
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Edward R. Tufte
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples. Editing and improving graphics. The data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs. ...
Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
McGraw-Hill Education, 2014
When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a-kind method to raise more than $400 million - and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation. Whether you're selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the ...
Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations (2nd Edition) ...
Creating and delivering a successful presentation today often means breaking through the noise and allowing your audience to focus on you and your message. You can have a great impact using simple design choices in your presentations but you just need to know where to start. 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 ...
Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition
Thirty million presentations will be given today. Millions will fail. Millions more will be received with yawns. A rare few will establish the most profound connection, in which presenter and audience understand each other perfectly…discover common ground… and, together, decide to act. In this fully updated edition, Jerry Weissman, the world’s #1 presentation consultant, shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level ...
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don'ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and ...
Dona M. Wong
W. W. Norton & Company
The definitive guide to the graphic presentation of information. In today’s data-driven world, professionals need to know how to express themselves in the language of graphics effectively and eloquently. Yet information graphics is rarely taught in schools or is the focus of on-the-job training. Now, for the first time, Dona M. Wong, a student of the information graphics pioneer Edward Tufte, makes this material available for all of us. In ...
The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience
The Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Updated to include Steve Jobs's iPad and iPad2 launch presentations “ The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs reveals the operating system behind any great presentation and provides you with a quick-start guide to design your own passionate interfaces with your audiences.” —Cliff Atkinson, author of Beyond Bullet Points and The Activist Audience Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’s wildly ...
The Workflow of Data Analysis Using Stata
J. Scott Long
The Workflow of Data Analysis Using Stata , by J. Scott Long, is an essential productivity tool for data analysts. Long presents lessons gained from his experience and demonstrates how to design and implement efficient workflows for both one-person projects and team projects. After introducing workflows and explaining how a better workflow can make it easier to work with data, Long describes planning, organizing, and documenting your work. He ...
Food Presentation Secrets: Styling Techniques of Professionals
A practical guide to adding that professional flourish to any dish. Food Presentation Secrets provides professional cooking school instruction, tips and recipes for more than 100 sweet and savory garnishing ideas. Using this comprehensive guide, any home chef can make professional-looking garnishes with delicious edible ingredients. Five comprehensive sections reveal the techniques, tools, ingredients and designs used by chefs in ...
Demonstrating To Win!: The Indispensable Guide for Demonstrating Complex Products
Demonstrating To WIN!
The demonstration or presentation of complex products like technology or medical devices is like leading a person over a treacherous ravine. Throughout a demo or presentation, your prospect wants to run back to the relative safety of their existing world. This book will help you comfortably lead your prospect to your solution and make you the best demonstrator and presenter in your field! Tactics that you will find useful include: ...
The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room
Timothy J. Koegel
Greenleaf Book Group Press
THE NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Revised and Expanded Edition It's often reported that the number one fear among American adults is public speaking. But in today's competitive business world, effective communication is a crucial skill, and the cost of being less than effective is quite high. From the White House to boardrooms worldwide, Tim Koegel has strengthened presentations, media relations and communications skills ...
Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident, Calm, and Competent Presenting
Kendall Hunt Publishing
Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact
Stephanie D. H. Evergreen
SAGE Publications, Inc
Make an impact with your research data! Focusing on the guiding principles of presenting data in evidence-based ways so that audiences are effectively engaged and researchers are better understood, Presenting Data Effectively offers the best communication strategies available to those working with data. With this accessible step-by-step guide, anyone—from students developing a research poster for a school project to faculty and researchers ...
Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process
Kjell E. (Erik) Rudestam
Rae R. Newton
SAGE Publications, Inc
Perfect for graduate students as well as behavioral and social scientists who supervise and conduct research! In the fully updated Fourth Edition of their best-selling guide, Surviving Your Dissertation , Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton answer questions concerning every stage of the dissertation process, including selecting a suitable topic, conducting a literature review, developing a ...
Soil Strength and Slope Stability
J. Michael Duncan
Stephen G. Wright
The definitive guide to the critical issue of slope stability and safety Soil Strength and Slope Stability, Second Edition presents the latest thinking and techniques in the assessment of natural and man-made slopes, and the factors that cause them to survive or crumble. Using clear, concise language and practical examples, the book explains the practical aspects of geotechnical engineering as applied to slopes and embankments. The new second ...
Working the Plate: The Art of Food Presentation
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Feast your eyes. Long awaited by professional chefs, this groundbreaking guide to food presentation will also delight and inspire culinary students and sophisticated home cooks. Acclaimed food writer and culinary producer Christopher Styler describes seven distinctive plating styles, from Minimalist to Naturalist to Dramatic, with several striking examples of every genre. Each plating suggestion is accompanied by clear instructions along with ...
The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides (Voices That Matter)
When we learn to present naked, we reach our audiences by communicating the essence of the message, stripping away all that is unnecessary and embracing the ideas of simplicity, clarity, honesty, integrity, and passion. If "slideware" is used, the slides never steal the show or rise above serving a strong but simple supportive role. The ideas in the presentation may or may not be radical, earth shattering, or new, but there is freshness to the ...
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