[epub] The Naked Presenter by Garr Reynolds

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The Naked Presenter

This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user friendly introduction to the subject Taking a clear structural framework it guides the reader through the subjec. cross posted from my blog at wwwkimpallistercomRecently I was exchanging email with a colleague on the subject of presentations when he brought up Nancy Duarte s books which I d read some time ago and given a positive review to at least one of them One of the books that came up was Garr Reynolds Presentation Zen which I d also liked It turned out he had a recent book out The Naked Presenter and so I decided to give it a readIt s okay but I can t recommend it as highly as his previous book or Duarte s The book focuses on the Zen aspects of approaching presentation preparation and delivery and less on the actual mechanics of those things themselvesThis would be well enough but I found many of the techniues to be high level and vapid compared to other works and the metaphors to all things Japanese felt forcedLike many of the recent pretty books Duarte s and Reynolds both fall in this camp the content is so blown out in favor of whitespace uotes and pretty pictures that it s pretty devoid of content What s there is not beyond what s already covered in the original book It does try to get into the whole zen mental state thing on approaching prep on delivery on handling a hostile audience etc but only superficially I d have liked to see some approaches to drills or to methods of rehearsal and the likeIn summary the book is alright but I d recommend Duarte s Resonate or Reynolds Presentation Zen over this book If you like Reynolds other book a lot then you may enjoy this one

CHARACTERS The Naked Presenter

Pts This succinct and enlightening overview is a reuired reading for all those interested in the subject We hope you find this book useful in shaping your future career Business. An inspiring read which I recommend for presenterspublic speakers who exercise meditation Yoga or martial arts enjoy the serenity they experience leading this type of lifestyle and would like to make it part of their professional life namely embracing Zen presentation art in their delivery scheme

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T's core elements A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of conce. Must read for any Organization relies on presentation to make decisionsand of course don t forget to have conversations dialogs and debatesLiked the metaphors in the book that links Japanese culture to thee ways of doing things Eg hadaka no tsukiai janapnese likes to go to hot spring bath after work There is no cloth no hierarchy no barriers no formalityjust naked truthconversation in the pool I know what to do in next team building


10 thoughts on “The Naked Presenter

  1. says:

    cross posted from my blog at wwwkimpallistercomRecently I was exchanging email with a colleague on the subject of presentations when he brought up Nancy Duarte's books which I'd read some time ago and given a positive review to at least one of them One of the books that came up was Garr Reynolds Presentation Zen which I'd also liked It turned out he had a recent book out The Naked Presenter and so I decided to give it a readIt's okay but

  2. says:

    This book is fabulous for those who want to become better speakers You can’t help but feel the book has powerful messages just by flipping through its pages Reynolds as you would expect practices his own Zen presentation skills keeping the content simple and straightforward without the fussy marginalia and cartoonish icons for hot tips an

  3. says:

    Not good at all Reynolds' strength lies in design and he should stick to the knitting He is not a speechwriter and not a presentation coach so his advice while fundamentally sound rings hollow to me throughout this book There are no new ideas here and the ideas he does propound are not particularly well written Also the book lacks examples s

  4. says:

    I'm a big fan of Garr Reynolds but if you've read his other two books about delivering presentations this one doesn't add much to the conversation He re uotes his favorite authors Dan Pink and the Heath Brothers and speakers o sense

  5. says:

    If you teach public speaking or simply find yourself being asked to present your ideas this book has some brilliant insight It's one to read

  6. says:

    Must read for any Organization relies on presentation to make decisionsand of course don't forget to have conversations dialogs and d

  7. says:

    The content is 4 star but I take 1 star out for the presentation of the book so ordinary boring and lack of creativity After reading Resonate by Nancy Duarte a book teaches you similar techniues but with much better design I struggled to enjo

  8. says:

    An inspiring read which I recommend for presenterspublic speakers who exercise meditation Yoga or martial arts enjoy the serenity they experience leading this type of lifestyle and would like to make it part of their professional life namely embracing Zen presentation art in their delivery scheme

  9. says:

    I didn’t appreciate some self help like parts but it is totally personal Besides that there are some “tips” that are very well known by anyone that have already searched for uick tips on the internet However I liked the most part of this book It has a lot of good advice about public speaking that is not easily found or at least well explained in other resources

  10. says:

    This book is very insightful for those that struggle with the skill of presenting in front of audiences However this book will leave you wanting at the end I guess the author is coherent with his statement advocating that a cup filled at 80% is useful than a cup filled completely

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