Session type:

Talk

Presented by:

Ben Sauer

Clouds and Clocks Ltd

Session time:

31 May 11:30 12:15

Session duration:

45 minutes

About the session

The secret of gaining strategic influence isn’t what you say about design, it’s the story around it. From mindful metaphors to hard-hitting headlines, Ben will share some of the skills you need to become an engaging, clear communicator, taken from his book Death by Screens, how to present high-stakes digital design work and live to tell the tale.

Participant takeaways:

  • The subtle, negative effect of vertical outlining
  • How to use strong story glue
  • Why transcribing yourself is so useful
  • How to approach headlines like designs
  • Making mindful metaphors

Themes:

Storytelling, Presenting, Metaphors, Influence

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