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From Barnes & NoblePowerPoint: Love it for making it easy to organize ideas. Hate it for trapping those ideas in a dull haze of bullet points. Until now. Use this book to bring real passion to your presentations. Your audiences will love you for it.
Beyond Bullet Points, Second Edition is fully updated for PowerPoint 2007, but it taps into narrative techniques that have captivated audiences since Homer's Odyssey. Cliff Atkinson's central insight: Presentations work best as stories. Stories come together best when you start by scripting them (worry about fonts later!). Stories contain action and resolution: Atkinson helps you find and develop them in yours.
Need help getting started? Use his CD-ROM templates. Then, with his guidance, go the rest of the way: read your script aloud, review it with others, storyboard it, and create a true conversation. The result: You'll delight your audience -- and achieve your goals. Bill Camarda, from the December 2007 Read Only