By William Stadiem, Simon de Pury

ISBN-10: 1250094097

ISBN-13: 9781250094094

Simply as William Goldman, the last word screenwriter, took us within Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the last word paintings participant, will take us within a fair extra secretive company, whose mind-blowing costs, well-known creditors, and excessive crimes are entrance web page information nearly on a daily basis. the previous Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the previous proprietor of Sotheby's rival Phillips de Pury, and at the moment a London-based broker and consultant to nice creditors world wide, Simon has one of many optimum profiles of any non-artist within the artwork global. although he has an historical identify and the air of mystery of a sublime Swiss banker, Simon is legendary as an iconoclast and is called "The Mick Jagger of Auctions" for his showmanship and enthusiasm. His entire existence in paintings has been dedicated to bringing paintings to the general public and to the juxtaposition of low and high. motion picture stars, musicians, and athletes compete with hedge funders and billionaires for the nice paintings, and Simon is their pied piper; he desires to flip the realm directly to artwork and this e-book should be his message.

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In Scene 12, you’ll learn much more about reaching the three types of learners. Most communicators get so caught up in the slides: Which font should I use? Should I use bullets or dashes? Should I include a graph here? How about a picture there? These are the wrong questions to be asking in the planning stage. If you have a tangible product, find other ways outside of the slide deck to show it off. ” After Jobs discussed the manufacturing process, Apple employees handed out examples of the new frame so audience members could see it and touch it for themselves.

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