Nancy Duarte

Nancy Duarte

Nancy Duarte is a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, LA Times and on CNN.

As the storyteller of the Silicon Valley, and 5th largest woman-owned employer there, her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential messages in business and culture.

Since 1988, Duarte works with global companies and thought leaders, influencing how the world perceives some of the most important brands and entities, including Apple, AT&T, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, HP, Qualcomm, Salesforce, Target, TED, Twitter, Virgin, VMWare, and the World Bank.

Nancy has been a keynote speaker on numerous public stages and her firm counts almost 200 of the Fortune 500 among her firm's clientele. Nancy also speaks at business schools and lectures at Stanford University and UC Berkeley.

Nancy is the author of three bestselling books. Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, which identifies the hidden story structures inherent in great communication, spent more than 300 days on Amazon's top 100 business book bestsellers list. Slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations teaches readers to think visually and has been translated into eight languages. The HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations gives readers the tools and confidence they need to master public speaking. Illuminate helps leaders use empathy to create a communication plan that helps teams be motivated to drive change.

Nancy has three grown children who walk in their destiny, a husband who has loved her for, like, ever, and two grand kids that take her breath away.

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Best Sellers

    • HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Nancy Duarte
    • Narrated by: Lissa Ivary
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    Terrified of speaking in front of a group? Or simply looking to polish your skills? No matter where you are on the spectrum, this guide will give you the confidence and the tools you need to get results....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • decent story but

    • By Jeff on 05-10-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Illuminate

    • Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols
    • By: Nancy Duarte, Patti Sanchez
    • Narrated by: Patti Sanchez
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    Duarte and Sanchez lay out a plan for leading people through the five stages of transformation using the persuasive power of speeches, stories, ceremonies, and symbols....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beyond the Hero's Journey

    • By Pancho on 02-17-16

    Regular price: $24.50

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