Whether you’re looking for long-reads, quick tips, or tools, we’ve got resources that can help. For nearly three decades, Duarte has studied and practiced the art and science of communicating ideas, and we’ve taken a lot of notes. Now, we’ve created hundreds of presentation resources to share our expertise with you and help you become a better communicator.

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Guides & Tools


A visualization system with more than 4,000 customizable diagrams. Download the free PowerPoint-ready files to enhance your presentation. Tool Learn More

Five Types of Stories to Lead Your Team During Change

Discourage resistance during change by telling warning stories. Guide Learn More

Audience Needs Map

Understand your presentation audience for talks that resonate. Tool Learn More

Illuminate Torchbearer’s Toolkit

Use communication tools to guide teams through change. Tool Learn More

The Glance Test

Create slides audiences grasp in a quick glance. Tool Learn More

Presentation Formats

Consistently choose the right format for your presentations. Guide Learn More

Presentation Systems

A pre-made slide system for presentations that impress. Guide Learn More

How To Improve Dense Slides With Slidedocs

Skimmable slides alongside tangible documents can boost comprehension. Guide Learn More

Slidedocs – Visual Documents

Clearly-formatted, tangible documents can work better than presentations. Guide Learn More

Presentations Matter

Presentations are a powerful way to spur action. Guide Learn More

Motivating Story Types to Guide Your Team

Stories can motivate and warn during change initiatives. Guide Learn More

Transform the Event Experience

How our team can help orchestrate extraordinary experiences. Guide Learn More

Event Preparation Guide

How to prepare properly for smooth, impactful events. Guide Learn More

How to Present: 5 Steps to Success

Five easy steps to crafting a winning presentation. Guide Learn More

Roadmap for Impactful Events

Produce events that engage, entertain, and spur action. Guide Learn More

The Power of a Great Sales Presentation

Why using modular sales presentations helps close deals. Guide Learn More

Illuminate Executive Summary

How to effectively lead your organization through change. Guide Learn More

10 Tips For Powerful, Persuasive Presentations

Craft presentations that move audiences and change minds. Guide Learn More

Hire a Speaker

Nancy Duarte

Nancy believes in the power of the spoken word to move mountains and move people. Her talks help audiences empathize and communicate by using story principles. View Profile

Patti Sanchez

Patti helps leaders understand the inner workings of the human mind and heart. Then, she uses that knowledge to craft narratives that cut through the clutter and resonate on a deep level. View Profile

Laura Wall Klieves

Laura loves helping people communicate their messages to improve the lives of others. Through large in-person groups or even larger groups via webinar, she provides insight that will immediately change how you present. View Profile

Doug Neff

Doug looks at every presentation as an opportunity to change someone’s life. His talks inspire communicators of all kinds to find new levels of creativity in their own work. View Profile

Ryan Orcutt

Ryan deeply understands the power of presentation design—he invites his audiences to imagine bigger possibilities, higher impact presentations, and designing with passion. View Profile
Duarte and Sanchez give us the unique concept that our company’s change and growth have the structure of epic drama; we make our stories through working out our difficulties.”
Ed Catmull, President of Pixar Animation Studios & Walt Disney Animation Studios, & author of Creativity, Inc

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