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Nancy Duarte

CEO, Duarte Design. Author, Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences.

Thinks the most common mistake presenters make is thinking they’re the most important person in the room. But you’re not the star, you’re Yoda.

Believes an idea is powerless if it isn’t communicated in a way that resonates.

“The audience does not need to tune themselves to you—you need to tune your message to them.”

Believes there are four things to look for when asking somebody to edit your work.

Has five tips to help you win over a hostile crowd including to set realistic goals and find common ground.

“You are not the hero who will save the audience; the audience is your hero.”

Believes telling a personal story that reveals vulnerability can be a powerful tool to bring people closer to your message.

Has five suggestions for creating more effective presentation slides.

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