The Sketchnote Handbook: The illustrated guide to visual note taking

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Full Title: The Sketchnote Handbook: The illustrated guide to visual note taking, by Mike Rohde, (1st edition), Peachpit Press, 224 pages: Introduction, 7 Chapters, Index; December 3, 2012, Paperback Author: According to his official bio note on Peachpit Publishers, Mike Rhode is a user experience (UX) and a user interface (UI) designer. His passion for simple and usable design solutions …

How to Be a Good Listener

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There are three steps in helping yourself enjoy a lecture or presentation: Step #1: Before the Talk Research the speaker and the topic. Use the presentation title, the published abstract, the name and position of the speaker to learn and anticipate as much from this particular talk as possible. Make a list of key words or ideas (in brief) that …

Presentation Champions (3)

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …

Form Follows Function

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Definition In 1896, famous architect Louis Sullivan wrote “It is the pervading law, of all things organic and inorganic, of all things physical and metaphysical, of all things human and superhuman, of all true manifestations of the head, of the heart, of the soul, that the light is recognizable in its expression, that form ever follows function, this is the …

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …

Presentation Champions (1)

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Who are champions? Champions are people in all walks of life that chase after a goal. You see them cheered in competitions and applauded in contests. Those who persist have a clear set of priorities and pursue their goals uncompromisingly. In addition, champions are people who support, promote or defend an individual, a cause or an idea. Presentation champions are …

8 Steps to Increase Productivity

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Do you find that creating a slideware presentation is a daunting task? Do you tend to regret the time you committed yourself to this task? Do you find yourself tweaking your material at the last minute? These symptoms can be cured with careful preparation. First, regardless of how experienced a speaker you are, give yourself a realistic deadline. Then consider …

The Power of Visualising Information

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The Action Most dictionary definitions would describe Visualisation on a technical level as “the representation of an object, situation, or set of information as a chart or other image”. On a more abstract level Visualisation would be defined as “the formation of a mental image of something”. The transformation of verbal or numerical information into visuals has become an almost …

Stop Spreading Fake News

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The proliferation of digital resources and media means that the sheer volume and nature of information and data available makes it possible for even the most honest presenter to fall victim to misinformation. The situation is aggravated by fake news, i.e., intentionally created and published news items that are not more than hoaxes, propaganda items, and lies claiming to be …

The Post-Truth Era: Dishonesty and Deception in Contemporary Life

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Full Title: The Post-Truth Era: Dishonesty and Deception in Contemporary Life, by Ralph Keyes (1st edition, St. Martin’s Press, 312 pages: 16 chapters; organised in 3 parts including a Notes, an Acknowledgements and an Index section) October 7, 2004, Hardcover Author: Ralph Keyes is an American author and lecturer, born in 1945. He has written sixteen books including the bestselling …