Everyone 
possesses the 
power 
to be a strong 
communicator...
... and as we rapidly 
move from the 
information age to the 
conceptual Age 
communication 
is more important 
than ever ...
Experts agree the 
fate of an idea 
hinges on how well 
you can communicate 
that idea 
Scott Berkun’s “The Importance of ...
My name is 
Alex Rister 
... and I am a 
Communication Specialist
My goal is to 
help you 
inspire 
others with your 
big idea
But 
how 
?
In this new age of 
innovation
written, verbal, and visual 
Communication 
are equally important
I am an 
Innovator 
In this new age of 
innovation
I don’t 
Think 
like most people
I think like a 
designer
Unlike the 
average American 
who spends 
4 hours per day 
watching TV...
I spend my time 
Creating
i write 
Creating 
Communication
i reaD 
FAVORITE NONFICTION 
Duarte, Godin, Heath Brothers, 
Pink, Reynolds 
FAVORITE FICTION 
Faulkner, Joyce, McCarthy, ...
I am an 
eternal student 
constantly pursuing knowledge 
both in the classroom through coursework 
and out of the classroo...
I’ve earned 3 
degrees 
... so far
My M.A. 
in 
is from UNF 
english
My B.A. 
in 
is from UF 
english
and my A.A. in 
Communication 
is from 
Chipola College
I’ve earned 
18 graduate hours in 
interpersonal 
communication 
at UCF
I also learn 
through 
leadership
Junior league 
Chair of Special Events 
Chair of Public Relations 
President’s Pick on the Board of Directors 
Assistant C...
I’ve put a special focus 
on League 
training programs 
such as the twice-yearly 
leadership training and 
New Member prog...
Due to my leadership experience, I’ve learned 
valuable Skills
Communications 
advertising, branding, 
designing, marketing, 
public relations
Event 
planning 
researching, budgeting, 
organizing, scheduling, 
implementing special events
student affairs 
advising student organizations 
and mentoring campus leaders
lead 
I also 
each day at work
I am a 
teacher
university 
of north 
florida 
2007
Gulf Coast 
state 
college 
2008-2009
Full Sail 
University 
2010-2014
2014-Present 
aeronautical 
university https://www.flickr.com/photos/81376848@N00/3304945781/ 
EMBRY-RIDDLE
People rank 
public speaking 
as their greatest 
fear 
...
... but I love 
public 
speaking 
and do it for a living
I teach 
English and 
communication 
courses 
at Embry Riddle
I teach and practice 
the philosophy of 
Jim Endicott 
who says presentations are 
a 3-legged stool comprised of 
1) messa...
My philosophy 
on delivery comes from 
Garr reynolds 
& 
nancy duarte 
shaped my philosophy 
on content and slides
I teach my students 
how to be stronger 
and more authentic 
communicators 
in presentation content, 
delivery, and design
and my students say... 
“I’ve never had a 
teacher with such a 
passion 
for teaching.” 
~ Classroom Student
“Mrs. Rister’s style 
of educating is incredibly effective. 
Even in a class where most people 
get nervous, she does an e...
and my students say... 
“I have never 
had a teacher 
ever try to help a student 
understand 
like she has, and I 
appreci...
In this brand new world of 
innovation 
and right-brained, 
creative thinking...
I am a 
Creator
and thinking like a 
designer 
is a trait that allows me 
to help you 
in 3 ways:
#1 
Written! 
communication
#2 
Public Speaking &! 
Presentation
#3 
Visual 
! 
communication 
and slide design
Let me help you change the world with your 
big idea
Contact 
alexrister1@gmail.com
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  1. 1. Everyone possesses the power to be a strong communicator...
  2. 2. ... and as we rapidly move from the information age to the conceptual Age communication is more important than ever , Dan Pink, A Whole New Mind (2005)
  3. 3. Experts agree the fate of an idea hinges on how well you can communicate that idea Scott Berkun’s “The Importance of What You Say” Forbes.com
  4. 4. My name is Alex Rister ... and I am a Communication Specialist
  5. 5. My goal is to help you inspire others with your big idea
  6. 6. But how ?
  7. 7. In this new age of innovation
  8. 8. written, verbal, and visual Communication are equally important
  9. 9. I am an Innovator In this new age of innovation
  10. 10. I don’t Think like most people
  11. 11. I think like a designer
  12. 12. Unlike the average American who spends 4 hours per day watching TV...
  13. 13. I spend my time Creating
  14. 14. i write Creating Communication
  15. 15. i reaD FAVORITE NONFICTION Duarte, Godin, Heath Brothers, Pink, Reynolds FAVORITE FICTION Faulkner, Joyce, McCarthy, Roth
  16. 16. I am an eternal student constantly pursuing knowledge both in the classroom through coursework and out of the classroom through research
  17. 17. I’ve earned 3 degrees ... so far
  18. 18. My M.A. in is from UNF english
  19. 19. My B.A. in is from UF english
  20. 20. and my A.A. in Communication is from Chipola College
  21. 21. I’ve earned 18 graduate hours in interpersonal communication at UCF
  22. 22. I also learn through leadership
  23. 23. Junior league Chair of Special Events Chair of Public Relations President’s Pick on the Board of Directors Assistant Chair, New Member Program Vice President, Marketing and Communications
  24. 24. I’ve put a special focus on League training programs such as the twice-yearly leadership training and New Member program
  25. 25. Due to my leadership experience, I’ve learned valuable Skills
  26. 26. Communications advertising, branding, designing, marketing, public relations
  27. 27. Event planning researching, budgeting, organizing, scheduling, implementing special events
  28. 28. student affairs advising student organizations and mentoring campus leaders
  29. 29. lead I also each day at work
  30. 30. I am a teacher
  31. 31. university of north florida 2007
  32. 32. Gulf Coast state college 2008-2009
  33. 33. Full Sail University 2010-2014
  34. 34. 2014-Present aeronautical university https://www.flickr.com/photos/81376848@N00/3304945781/ EMBRY-RIDDLE
  35. 35. People rank public speaking as their greatest fear ...
  36. 36. ... but I love public speaking and do it for a living
  37. 37. I teach English and communication courses at Embry Riddle
  38. 38. I teach and practice the philosophy of Jim Endicott who says presentations are a 3-legged stool comprised of 1) message, 2) delivery, 3) slide design legs
  39. 39. My philosophy on delivery comes from Garr reynolds & nancy duarte shaped my philosophy on content and slides
  40. 40. I teach my students how to be stronger and more authentic communicators in presentation content, delivery, and design
  41. 41. and my students say... “I’ve never had a teacher with such a passion for teaching.” ~ Classroom Student
  42. 42. “Mrs. Rister’s style of educating is incredibly effective. Even in a class where most people get nervous, she does an excellent job supporting her students.” of ~ Classroom Student and my students say... and encouraging
  43. 43. and my students say... “I have never had a teacher ever try to help a student understand like she has, and I appreciate it immensely.” ~ Online Student
  44. 44. In this brand new world of innovation and right-brained, creative thinking...
  45. 45. I am a Creator
  46. 46. and thinking like a designer is a trait that allows me to help you in 3 ways:
  47. 47. #1 Written! communication
  48. 48. #2 Public Speaking &! Presentation
  49. 49. #3 Visual ! communication and slide design
  50. 50. Let me help you change the world with your big idea
  51. 51. Contact alexrister1@gmail.com
  52. 52. Slide 2: Pink, Daniel. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. 2006. Riverhead Trade Images courtesy of Flickr Thank you! Image Credits: Slide 1: flickr.com/photos/40143737@N02/4137827672/ Slides 3, 8, 9: flickr.com/photos/yeowatzup/2463225297/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 4: flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/308849993/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 7: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4734206433/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 10: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4264423055/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 11: flickr.com/photos/misbehave/154028228/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 12: flickr.com/photos/jayscollection/4664831390/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 13: flickr.com/photos/stampinmom/4652823350/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slides 14, 18, 19, 20: flickr.com/photos/etharooni/2648639630/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 15: flickr.com/photos/randomurl/472641366/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 16: flickr.com/photos/epiclectic/345121704/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 17: flickr.com/photos/genealogyphotos/3104210778/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 21, 39: flickr.com/photos/roadsideguitars/3211148852/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 22: flickr.com/photos/31878512@N06/4949129334/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 25: flickr.com/photos/60588258@N00/3293465641/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Slide 27: flickr.com/photos/alexkerhead/2783532178/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Slide 28: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4167751227/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 29: flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2810314243/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 30: flickr.com/photos/jonno23/5558833347/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 31: flickr.com/photos/euthman/1506680304/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 32: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/3969772190/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 33: flickr.com/photos/dok1/3992555473/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 34: flickr.com/photos/vintagehalloweencollector/3526931905/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 35: flickr.com/photos/rich701/5934908911/sizes/o/in/set-72157627115951234/ Slide 36: flickr.com/photos/vintagehalloweencollector/3523941869/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slides 37, 38: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4261583642/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 40: flickr.com/photos/haldanemartin/5600194647/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 41: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4391818797/sizes/o/in/ (top right) Slide 41: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/4355597262/sizes/o/in/photostream/ (bottom left) Slide 42: flickr.com/photos/roadsideguitars/3210273685/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 46: flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/3941701730/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 47: flickr.com/photos/thomasleuthard/5744683415/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 48, 49: flickr.com/photos/geishaboy500/2326873674/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 52: flickr.com/photos/sklathill/257938752/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Sources: Slide 2: flickr.com/photos/40143737@N02/4665389330/ Slide 6: flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/3648187115/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 24: flickr.com/photos/rcsj/5045429816/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 4: http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/15/public-speaking-entrepreneurship-technology-breakthroughs-berkun.html http://creativecommons.org Slide 39: flickr.com/photos/jonomueller/5915912323/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 48, 50: flickr.com/photos/roadsideguitars/3211148852/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 48, 51: flickr.com/photos/pinkpoppyimages/5913031461/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Slide 53: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/5063392410/sizes/o/in/photostream/
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