Resonate (Paperback)

Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences

By Nancy Duarte

Wiley, 9780470632017, 248pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

List Price: 29.95*
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Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentationsthat will not only create impact, but will move people toaction

Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuadeaudiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling likethey've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don'tresonate with the audience and move them to transformativeaction.

Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visualcommunicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connectionwith your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author'sapproach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit likewriting a documentary. Using this approach, you'll convey yourcontent with passion, persuasion, and impact.

  • Author has a proven track record, including having created theslides in Al Gore's Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth
  • Focuses on content development methodologies that are not onlyfundamental but will move people to action
  • Upends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero andthe presenter the mentor
  • Shows how to use story techniques of conflict andresolution

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

About the Author

Since 1988, Nancy Duarte's award-winning firm has createdover a quarter of a million presentations that have shaped theperception of the world's leading brands and thought leaders.Duarte Design is one of the largest design firms and woman-ownedbusinesses in Silicon Valley, and its clients include: Adobe, Cisco, Citrix, Food Network, Facebook, GE, Google, Al Gore, HP, Kaiser Permanente, McAfee, Microsoft, Nokia, Qualcomm, TED, andTwitter.