Visual Resume: Alex Rister

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Alex Rister believes everyone has the power to be a strong communicator. How? Click on her visual resume to learn more...

Alex Rister believes everyone has the power to be a strong communicator. How? Click on her visual resume to learn more...

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  • Alex,
    Very impressive presentation. Certainly contains all the elements you talk about - innovation, design and creative expression. Thanks for sharing this.
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  • wow! this resume is reaally good and very inspiring, thank you for sharing!
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  • Hello Alex,

    Thank you for sharing this unique resume. It is eye catching, entertaining and informative.

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    Theresa
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  • great work Alex. amazing really, thank you for sharing . which fonts did you use ?
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  • 1. Everyone possesses the power to be a strong communicator...
  • 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. 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. My name is Alex Rister ... and I am a Communication Specialist
  • 5. My goal is to help you inspire others with your big idea
  • 6. But how ?
  • 7. In this new age of innovation
  • 8. written, verbal, and visual Communication are equally important
  • 9. I am an Innovator In this new age of innovation
  • 10. I don’t Think like most people
  • 11. I think like a designer
  • 12. Unlike the average American who spends 4 hours per day watching TV...
  • 13. I spend my time Creating
  • 14. i write Creating Communication
  • 15. i reaD FAVORITE NONFICTION Duarte, Godin, Heath Brothers, Pink, Reynolds FAVORITE FICTION Faulkner, Joyce, McCarthy, Roth
  • 16. I am an eternal student constantly pursuing knowledge both in the classroom through coursework and out of the classroom through research
  • 17. I’ve earned 3 degrees ... so far
  • 18. My M.A. in is from UNF english
  • 19. My B.A. in is from UF english
  • 20. and my A.A. in Communication is from Chipola College
  • 21. I’ve earned 18 graduate hours in interpersonal communication at UCF
  • 22. I also learn through leadership
  • 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. I’ve put a special focus on League training programs such as the twice-yearly leadership training and New Member program
  • 25. Due to my leadership experience, I’ve learned valuable Skills
  • 26. Communications advertising, branding, designing, marketing, public relations
  • 27. Event planning researching, budgeting, organizing, scheduling, implementing special events
  • 28. student affairs advising student organizations and mentoring campus leaders
  • 29. lead I also each day at work
  • 30. I am a teacher
  • 31. university of north florida 2007
  • 32. Gulf Coast state college 2008-2009
  • 33. Full Sail University 2010-2014
  • 34. 2014-Present aeronautical university https://www.flickr.com/photos/81376848@N00/3304945781/ EMBRY-RIDDLE
  • 35. People rank public speaking as their greatest fear ...
  • 36. ... but I love public speaking and do it for a living
  • 37. I teach English and communication courses at Embry Riddle
  • 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. My philosophy on delivery comes from Garr reynolds & nancy duarte shaped my philosophy on content and slides
  • 40. I teach my students how to be stronger and more authentic communicators in presentation content, delivery, and design
  • 41. and my students say... “I’ve never had a teacher with such a passion for teaching.” ~ Classroom Student
  • 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. 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. In this brand new world of innovation and right-brained, creative thinking...
  • 45. I am a Creator
  • 46. and thinking like a designer is a trait that allows me to help you in 3 ways:
  • 47. #1 Written! communication
  • 48. #2 Public Speaking &! Presentation
  • 49. #3 Visual ! communication and slide design
  • 50. Let me help you change the world with your big idea
  • 51. Contact alexrister1@gmail.com
  • 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/