Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is Problem Solving?

My blog is now a few months old. This weekend, as I scanned the entries I’ve posted so far, I realized I’d yet to write on the meaning and importance of the very concept that led me to walk away … Continue reading

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Cutting through the fog II: Clarity matters beyond just the words we choose

In my last post, I wrote about the importance of communicating clearly, with a focus on the words we choose in our written and verbal presentations. The point being that we need to make it as simple as possible for … Continue reading

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Cutting through the fog

Directness. Directness should be a goal – at least one goal – of our presentations; speaking and writing clearly, simply and efficiently. This doesn’t meaning “dumbing down” what we say. It doesn’t mean being overly short. It doesn’t mean use … Continue reading

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“I know it’s the right thing to do…BUT…”

In my last post I established the importance of developing visuals and handouts that fulfill their unique purposes in our presentations. More specific, visuals – the images we project on the screen – must help the audience digest our spoken … Continue reading

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