It is essentially the book that defined the way that many of the strategy firms, like McKinsey, developed presentations and documents. What is noticeable is there is no reference published afterand many are much older.
Whilst never exactly a fun read, it then seemed like good advice, well explained. Another problem is it is so self certain. And now it is the turn of the Pyramid Principle. Good advice, that many modern pithy writers could heed, to make their writing clearer and have more impact.
The Minto Pyramid Principle: Click to order it from Apple. It has become a standard text used by all of the major consulting firms, many large corporations, and some government offices. 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 know this book was first published in - but I have just read the " revised edition". 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 Login here Self study or Online?
The Minto Pyramid Principle textbook explains in detail the entire thinking process that should precede writing. Reading the references is interesting, as Minto certainly picked some serious influences, including Wittgenstein, Chomsky, Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn.
Requires cellular data connection or WiFi. It was obviously written for the era of the typewriter and overhead projector. It shows how to use the pyramid rules to discover and clarify the points you want to make. I exaggerate, but it just feels so old and ponderous. 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.
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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. We have also integrated the video with the exercises, to make the course easy to access online.
I first came across it over 25 years ago when I was working for the consultancy A. A clear example of how even the best professional books age badly. The reason I still give it 3 stars rather than less, is below the long winded style and outdated examples, is some seriously good advice about how to structure your thinking and your writing.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 existence of any 21st century revisions is not evident. The problem with the book is that reading it in it reads almost like something from the Victorian era. At least they did. Whilst never exactly a fun read, it then seemed like goo Oh dear.
I was less clear about how the others had influenced her book.READ PDF The Pyramid Principle: Logical Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving Published on Sep 20, READ PDF The Pyramid Principle: Logical Writing, Thinking and Problem Solving. The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking, & Problem Solving [Barbara Minto, Vera Deutsch] on mint-body.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Editions for The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking, & Problem Solving: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover Home My Books. Jan 13, · PART 1 THE PYRAMID PRINCIPLE: LOGIC IN WRITING 1. Why a pyramid structure 2. The substructures within the pyramid 3.
How to build a pyramid structure 4. Fine points of introductions 5. Deduction and induction: the difference 6. How to highlight the structure Intro to Part 2 - The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in /5(K).
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.Download