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 …

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 …

INNOVATIVE PRESENTATIONS FOR DUMMIES

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Full Title Innovative Presentations for Dummies, by Ray Anthony and Barbara Boyd (Authors), Paperback: 384 pages (Introduction, 6 Parts, 25 Chapters, Index), For Dummies Publisher, June 16, 2014 The authors Ray Anthony is a keynote speaker, author and producer. He has helped numerous Fortune 500 clients close multi-million dollar agreements by designing and developing extraordinarily innovative, solution-selling presentations with superior …

Talk Like Ted

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Full Title: Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds by Carmine Gallo, Paperback: 288 pages (Introduction, 3 Parts, 9 Chapters), St. Martin’s Griffin Publisher, March 10, 2015 The author: Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker and an independent journalist. He is President of Gallo Communications Group and a contributor for Forbes.com. He is regarded …

Storyboards: Motion in Art

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Full Title: Storyboards: Motion in Art, by Mark A. Simon (3rd Edition, Focal Press, 448 pages: 67 chapters; organised in 8 parts including Introduction, a Resources Section and Storyboard Samples, Glossary and Index) – October 11, 2006, Paperback Author: Mark A. Simon has worked in the entertainment industry for 20 years and has been a professional artist for over 25 …

How to Deliver a TED Talk

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Full Title: How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations, Jeremey Donovan, Paperback: 208 pages (Foreword: by Richard St. John, Acknowledgments, Introduction, 4 Parts, 23 Chapters, Afterword: by Simon Sinek, Notes, Index), McGraw-Hill Education; October 21, 2013 Author: Jeremey Donovan is Group Vice President of Marketing at Gartner Inc. During his career, Jeremey has been …

Business Communication: Building Critical Skills

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Full Title: Business Communication: Building Critical Skills, Kitty Locker and Stephen Kaczmarek,  Paperback: 576 pages (7 Units, 30 Modules, Glossary, Polishing Your Prose Answers, Endnotes, Credits, Index); McGraw-Hill/Irwin; 5th edition (October 7, 2010) Authors: Kitty O. Locker, an Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University, taught courses in workplace discourse and research methods. She received her BA from …

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Books Worth Reading: slide:ology

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Full Title: slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations, Nancy Duarte, Paperback –296 pages (Introduction, 12 Chapters, Index)   O’Reilly Media, (1st edition: August 12, 2008). Author: Nancy Duarte is a communication expert and prominent graphic designer. She has featured extensively in print and electronic media. She has worked with TED Talks to improve the quality of presentations. Her best-selling books …

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Books Worth Reading: The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

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Full Title: The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience (256 pages, 3 Acts & 18 Scenes, Hardcover, McGraw-Hill, 1st edition – October 2, 2009) The author: Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker and an independent journalist. He is President of Gallo Communications Group and a contributor for Forbes.com. He is …

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Books Worth Reading: Beyond Bullet Points

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Beyond Bullet Points is not simply a book about POWERPOINT or presentations; it is rather an approach to creating effective presentations. The author delivers a set of step-by-step instructions on how to achieve excellent results. Throughout the book there is ample evidence that this approach is founded on research. Full Title: Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft PowerPoint to Create Presentations That …