Presenting naked?

From the Pivotal Public Speaking email package … a book …

The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations with or without Slides
by Garr Reynolds

When we learn to present naked, we reach our audiences by communicating the essence of the message, stripping away all that is unnecessary and embracing the ideas of simplicity, clarity, honesty, integrity, and passion. If “slideware” is used, the slides never steal the show or rise above serving a strong but simple supportive role. The ideas in the presentation may or may not be radical, earth shattering, or new, but there is freshness to the approach and content that makes a lasting impression.

Read more … http://bit.ly/ewrrwk

Today’s Book Club Read – The Lake of Dreams

The Lake of Dreams

by Kim Edwards

At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home to upstate New York from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father’s unresolved death a decade ago.  With her signature gifts of lyricism, suspense, and masterly storytelling, Kim Edwards’s new novel will delight those who loved The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and mesmerize millions of new fans.

You can get the link to the Discussion notes here => http://bit.ly/h0KC8o

(This is one of the books from the email package: Pivotal Books ezine. You can read the current issue here => http://bit.ly/h0KC8o )