Whilst never exactly a fun read, it then seemed like good advice, well explained.
We have also integrated the video with the exercises, to make the course easy to access online. The reason I still give it 3 stars rather than less, is below the long winded style and outdated examples, is some seriously good advice about how to structure your thinking and your writing.
The Minto Pyramid Principle self-study course consists of a minute video overview of the concept, plus a copy of the textbook, and an extensive workbook of exercises. Whilst never exactly a fun read, it then seemed like goo Oh dear. It has become a standard text used by all of the major consulting firms, many large corporations, and some government offices.
I was less clear about how the others had influenced her book. I first came across it over 25 years ago when I was working for the consultancy A. Good advice, that many modern pithy writers could heed, to make their writing clearer and have more impact.
Barbara Minto personally conducts a world-renowned 2-day course for professional people in how to use the pyramid principle to shorten the time you spend writing. Click to order it from Apple. Login here Self study or Online? The Minto Pyramid Principle textbook explains in detail the entire thinking process that should precede writing.
I know this book was first published in - but I have just read the " revised edition". What is noticeable is there is no reference published afterand many are much older. The existence of any 21st century revisions is not evident. A clear example of how even the best professional books age badly.
It does not explain this as a way to write - but the one and only way to write, which I am little doubtful of. I exaggerate, but it just feels so old and ponderous.
The Minto Pyramid Principle: The problem with the book is that reading it in it reads almost like something from the Victorian era. It was obviously written for the era of the typewriter and overhead projector. Requires cellular data connection or WiFi.
Reading the references is interesting, as Minto certainly picked some serious influences, including Wittgenstein, Chomsky, Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn. Logic in Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving edition supersedes the Pyramid Principle book, which was written in and re-issued by the publisher unchanged in At least they did.
It is essentially the book that defined the way that many of the strategy firms, like McKinsey, developed presentations and documents. The influence of Popper is evident. The major decision is between being able to study from a workbook, which is yours forever, or digitally, with access for months.
Another problem is it is so self certain. It shows how to use the pyramid rules to discover and clarify the points you want to make. And now it is the turn of the Pyramid Principle.Verdi Heinz deleted the Barbara Minto-The pyramid principle_ logic in writing and thinking -Pearson Education () (1).pdf attachment from [eBook] The pyramid principle: logic in writing and thinking.
The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving ( edition) supersedes the Pyramid Principle book, which was written in and re-issued by the publisher unchanged in The Minto Pyramid Principle textbook explains in detail the entire thinking process that should precede writing.
The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving explains a technique for working out your thinking on any subject. The Minto Pyramid Principle® Textbook The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving () explains a technique for working out your thinking on any subject, so that you can present it clearly to someone else.
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The World Belongs To Those Who Read! Nice clean copy. Ships quick from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping. Maybe marginal writing or highlighting/5(87).Download