Communication Tips (SERIES)
Tip #2. Cut the Crud
Simplifying your message increases the likelihood that your audience will understand your point. One way to do this is by removing unnecessary words and examples. Use these filters to strip wasted words from your salient points.
- Is the goal of the communication clear?
- Can my point be made using less words?
- Would a 12 year old understand my message?
There is a big movement towards being “green”. Great communicators are great at being “green” with their words…