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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
3 of 5 stars
The story of Bassett furniture and John Bassett III in particular is a great one that should be told. Beth Macy does a reasonable job telling it, but spends much too much time discussing her challenges and experiences writing the book as...
The Silent Man
5 of 5 stars
Another great John Wells book. I previously compared Alex Berenson and his hero, John Wells, with Vince Flynn and his troubled CIA agent/assassin, Mitch Rapp. Towards the end of Flynn's short life and in his final Rapp books, Flynn got a...
Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones
2 of 5 stars
When I was looking up reviews of drones on the web, I found several mentions of this "book" (a pamphlet,really). It's OK,but all the information can be easily found elsewhere online. The repeated warning about crashing your drone and sta...
The Martian
5 of 5 stars
Wow. Just . . . wow. This was one of the most entertaining books I have read in a long time. The story is fabulous and the execution wonderful. Basically a diary of an astronaut left behind in an escape from a failed Mars mission (though...
The Ghost War
5 of 5 stars
I've read a few other of Berenson's John Wells books before and found them entertaining,although not up to the standard set by Vince Flynn and his hero, Mitch Rapp. Sadly, Flynn passed away and having finished all the Mitch Rapp books, I...

Top 10 Best Presentations Ever

I believe that the ability to present well in front of a group of people is one of the key requirements of true leadership.  It’s also a skill that few have mastered.  For some, it’s because they just don’t get the nuts and bolts of how to present ideas and information.  For others, it’s a lack of charisma.  For most, overwhelming fear stands in the way.

There are some, though, that are masters of it.  I’ve been fortunate to observe a few.  KnowHR Blog, has a post titled Top 10 Presentations Ever, which lists the top 10 that they have seen or heard.  A worthy list with worthy presenters, for sure.

The list does include one from television and one from the movies that hardly qualify as presentations, but are cool examples for tools to use when you present.  There are links to videos of the presentations, where available.

Thanks to Innovation Zen for the pointer.