Garr Reynolds will do a free, live webcast on December 15, 2:00pm (PST) :: 5:00 (EST). The title of the webcast is "How to Think Like a Designer (and why it matters)." Register here. From his blog, he describes the webcast as follows:
have been asked to essentially talk about the contents of the book [Presentation Zen]. I
will indeed talk about the themes and ideas covered in the book,
however, I have entitled the presentation How to Think Like a Designer (and why it matters).
The applications of the items I discuss will focus on presentations,
particularly presentations that are given with the aid of slideware,
but the ideas can be applied to other types of presentations and even
other types of disciplines such as web design and professional
communications of all types. I have come up with a list of 10 ways to
"think like a designer" with examples for each and applications for
For you financial types who rely upon bullet point slides, please take the time to participate in this webcast. You will learn something useful for your practice.