by Randall CraigFiled in: Associations, Blog, Communication, Make It Happen Tipsheet, PresentationsTagged as: Content Marketing, Copywriting, Engagement, Speech
Have you ever listened to a presentation, and felt the signal-to-noise ratio could have been improved? Or have you ever delivered a critical presentation, and felt that you could have done better… but you were not precisely sure how?
Too often we add debris into our presentations. These are those filler words, unrelated sidebars, and administrative notes that we unwittingly slip in. They get in the way: debris obscures your point, distracts the listener, and extends the amount of time required to deliver your message.
An earlier post illustrated this, but left the question of how to fix the problem unanswered. Here’s how:
This week, roll up your sleeves and start making the sharpest point: record, re-edit, and rehearse.
Communications insight #1: This is precisely what professional speakers do during their preparation for delivering a keynote.
Communications insight #2: This technique is just as effective for day-to-day conversations, and any written work.
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