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thinking with type by Ellen Lupton For those of you out there who have caught the data visualization and design bug (and I hope that is all of you!) this little book is a must have. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Resonate Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences by Nancy Duarte I have been aware of Nancy Duarte’s work for a few years now and I always intended to read her book Resonate but never quite found the time. Well, I … Continue reading

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Show Me the Numbers Second Edition by Stephen Few In this second edition of Show Me The Numbers, Stephen Few pays homage to the many teachers who, over the years, have helped him “become the person, and the teacher, that … Continue reading

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Imagine How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer So, what should you do when you are stumped by a difficult puzzle or trying to come up with a new approach to a problem at work? You probably just need to work … Continue reading

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Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman In this really terrific book Daniel Kahneman explores our two different minds — one deliberate and rational, the other quick and intuitive. And you guessed it, they often don’t agree. There’s a scene … Continue reading

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Read This

As the year is winding down I have pulled together a list of my favorite books and posted them in the Resources section of my website. Happy reading.

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson I am not a huge fan of fiction. My point of view is, “why read a made up story when the real ones are so compelling?” Case in point, Walter Isaacson’s new biography of Steve … Continue reading

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presentationzen

When I was first setting up my business I planned to have a section about how to improve presentations…more specifically,PowerPoint presentations. You know the kind that make you want to just shoot yourself and get it over with rather than … Continue reading

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Pure Genius

I just finished reading Walter Isaacson’s new book about Steve Jobs (couldn’t put it down) and I admit I am smitten with both Isaacson’s honest narrative and with the crazy genius (as in he was slightly nuts) who was Steve … Continue reading

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Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer prize for general nonfiction. The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee Is there any one of us who hasn’t been touched by cancer in some way? I suspect not–especially in … Continue reading

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