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Boring to Bravo: Proven Techniques to Engage, Involve & Inspire

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So if you’ve ever wondered how to make eye contact with an audience of thousands, the eight ways for conducting an audience poll, or when it’s perfectly appropriate to bribe audience members, flip through the pages of Boring to Bravo. It’ll quickly have you cheering “Bravo!” and eagerly awaiting Arnold’s next book. The latest release by current NSA president Kristin Arnold, Boring to Bravo is a compendium of techniques (90, to be exact) that you can use to reinvigorate your next presentation.

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Improving the “Stickiness” of Your Big Ideas

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The title of this book certainly “stuck” with me over the past few months – it seemed it was being mentioned wherever I went.
When I finally picked up my own copy and brought it on a recent flight, I was glad I did. Like a fun, upbeat friend, Made to Stick kept me company during the trip, with content that was at once entertaining, educational and exhilarating.
Accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath offer up practical, tangible strategies for making your ideas stick – a concept that should resonate with any presenter faced with a high-pressure, high-stakes situation.

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