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We Wrote the Book on Explanation

The Art of Explanation

A book by Lee LeFever

The Art of Explanation will help you become an explainer.

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The Art of Explanation - A Book By Lee LeFever

It's time to rethink how you communicate.


Every day, professionals struggle to make ideas easy to understand and it prevents them from accomplishing their goals.
This book is a simple guide to solving this problem by turning complex ideas into easy-to-understand explanations.
In The Art of Explanation, Common Craft founder and Chief Explainer Lee LeFever distills years of experience into practical, common sense approaches to communicating ideas, products and services.  



Arriving in bookstores and e-books on October 23rd, 2012.

Pre-Order from: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | 800 CEO Read

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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