A lecture by Sir Ken Robinson on rethinking education has recently been animated by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Astoundingly good.
More of their animated talks here.
Andrew Abela: Advanced Presentations by Design: Creating Communication that Drives Action
Describes the 10-step Extreme Presentation method and the research underlying it.
Garr Reynolds: Presentation Zen
Great book on Ballroom style presentations (*****)
Rick Altman: Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck
Comprehensive, rich, full of good ideas and helpful advice (*****)
Edward R. Tufte: Beautiful Evidence
The latest volume from the master (*****)
Gene Zelazny: Say It With Charts
A Classic (*****)
Robert L. Harris: Information Graphics
The most comprehensive reference work on charts (*****)
Lori Silverman: Wake Me Up When the Data is Over
Using storytelling to drive business results (See my Sep 6 post) (*****)