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Duarte Academy Roadshow 2016 Duarte’s 1Day VisualStory workshop is coming to a city near you! This one-day VisualStory™ workshop delivers insights into the basics of story content from Resonate and visual design principles from Slide:ology. Learn how to create content that connects to an audience and how to arrange information so it’s displayed meaningfully. Join us in Chicago, New York, Washington DC, or London to learn a new presentation…


05.15.2012  /  

*New* 2Day VisualStory Workshop – June 27 & 28

...added another date to our 2Day VisualStory lineup! If you missed out on getting a seat at the April or July sessions, join us on June 27 & 28. Register here: https://www.duarteshop.com/2dvisualstory-jun-27-2012.html 2Day VisualStory™ Event Details When you combine the persuasive power of the spoken word with memorable visuals, your ideas become unstoppable. In Duarte’s two-day deep dive into VisualStory™, you’ll write your next presentation... Continue Reading

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Roadshow

Duarte Academy Roadshow 2016 Duarte’s 1Day VisualStory workshop is coming to a city near you! This one-day VisualStory™ workshop delivers insights into the basics of story content from Resonate and visual design principles from Slide:ology. Learn how to create content that connects to an audience and how to arrange information so it’s displayed meaningfully. Join us in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, or London to learn a new…


tellandshow

…rom boardrooms to lecture halls, audiences spend countless hours staring glazed-eyed at busy slides while attempting to ingest a drone of information. Where have things gone wrong? The Tell and Show™ program applies Duarte’s VisualStory™ principles to a hands-on curriculum for the upper-elementary classroom. Comprised of nine lessons, students learn effective presentation content, design and delivery training. And Tell and Show can be plugged in…


Don’t Just Lean In, Be Someone To Lean On

As the founder and owner of Duarte, Inc., I never had to worry about a glass ceiling because I got to set my own ceiling height. I can’t control every experience — the women on my staff may have felt gender bias from clients or vendors — but I’ve worked hard to maintain equality within the firm. In my journey to success as a female in the Silicon Valley, I never cared for the “support my company because I’m a female” mindset. I don’t want…


Presentation Ideas: The Hero’s Journey

Watch Chris Vogler discuss The Hero’s Journey in the multimedia version of Resonate. Christopher Vogler, author of The Writer’s Journey, has worked in Hollywood for many years as a story analyst. When Vogler was at Disney, he began to apply Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey to his work. Campbell had traveled the world studying culture’s mythological stories and discovered an 18-part story structure they all had in common. Vogler pulled…


Presentation Headers and Footers

All books have headers and/or footers that indicate the section or chapter name to help orient the reader as to what section they are in. In the case of a presentation distributed as a slidedoc, use the footer area to add your corporate confidentiality or copyright information which discourages people from spreading your secrets. Having your company’s great thinking floating around without copyright information puts you at risk for idea theft….


Great Speeches: Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech

This article was originally posted on 1/29/13 by Nancy Duarte. It’s been more than 27 years since the tragic Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Ronald Regan’s subsequent address to the nation is still one of the most well-crafted pieces of communication I’ve ever witnessed. Michel E. Eidenmuller, in his book Great Speeches described the situation: “In addressing the American people on an event of national scope, Reagan would play the role…


The Secrets + Science of Unforgettable Events

Events aren’t just activities we do; they’re opportunities to create a moment that attendees will never forget. Learn how events impact the success of your business by creating moments that move people to action. Register to watch the webinar and hear SVP Patti Sanchez deliver insights on: \ The science behind why these moments are so persuasive \ Examples of events that galvanize action and enthusiasm \ Four traits that make an event…