In this Ideation Podcast Episode, we interviewed Nancy Duarte, a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company,Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, LA Times and on CNN. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential visual messages in business and culture and has created more than a quarter of a million presentations.
Nancy has 20 years of experience working with global companies and thought leaders, and she has influenced how the world perceives some of the most important brands and entities, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, HP, TED, Twitter, and the World Bank. She is the author of two award-winning books. Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences identifies the hidden story structures inherent in great communication, and it spent more than 300 days on Amazon’s top 100 business book bestsellers list. Slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations teaches readers to think visually and has been translated into eight languages. Her third book, released in the fall of 2012, is titled HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations, which gives readers the tools and confidence they need to master public speaking.
During this episode, Nancy shares her insights into creating remarkable presentations, overcoming common mistakes, trends in presentations, VisualStory methodology, and becoming a more effective communicator.
Please take a moment to listen to the interview below. (Click here to listen to our previous episodes on iTunes.)
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