The business world is catching on to something we have all known from a young age: There’s nothing like a good story to attract interest, share a message, make a point, and stay in the listener’s mind. In this book, Dolan and Naidu
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This book is a fascinating and practical look into the psychology of influence. In particular, as the title suggests, it looks at why ideas catch on and spread.
Berger presents six key principles – which he summarises with the acronym STEPPS
In his book “Contagious”, Jonah Berger describes six factors that make an idea more contagious – in other words, more likely for people to share it with their friends and network. The six factors are: Social Currency, Triggers, Emotion
Whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit Steve Jobs did a fabulous job turning Apple around, creating great consumer products, and generating huge brand loyalty. One of the things he does well is his presentations.
Carmine Gallo has
PowerPoint expert Dave Paradi recently released the 2013 version of his “Annoying PowerPoint” survey.
According to the survey, here are the top 7 most annoying things about PowerPoint presentations:
- The speaker read the slides to us: 72.0%
- Text so small I couldn’t read it: 50.6%
- Full sentences instead of bullet points: 48.4%
- Overly complex diagrams: 30.8%
- Poor color choice: 25.8%
- No clear purpose: 22.1%
- No flow of ideas: 21.0%
I’m sure many of these are corporate
Australian radio show host Adam Spencer recently made a TED presentation about what is (for most people!) one of the most boring topics in the world: advanced mathematics. Yet his presentation, called “Why I fell in love with monster prime
If you’re like many presenters, Garr Reynolds’ book “Presentation Zen” might have been your bible for presentation slide design. It’s a great book, and Garr has now released a second edition.
The new edition is about
This book is an introduction to presentation skills, so it’s useful for non-presenters and novice presenters. Although the title says it’s aimed at introverts, in fact it’s useful for anybody who wants to get started with public
This is a collection of presentation tips, some basic and some more advanced (it’s subtitled “80 Memorable Presentation Lessons from the Masters”). It’s not a step-by-step guide to delivering presentations, but rather a