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September 2010

 

7 TIPS FOR USING INFORMATION TO GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS

 

1.  Try to stay in the present.

     Focus on your senses; 

     what you can see, hear, smell & taste.

2.  Present your ideas in a clear & focused way. 

     Gather information methodically. 

     Use a structured presentation format:

     introduction, description & summary.

3.  Don't rely on personal interpretations or experiences.

      Avoid analogies or metaphors.

4. Make sure your statements can be verified or measured. 

5.  Practice talking using direct and precise language.

6.  Include relevant details such as budget, resources or legislation.

7.  Explain practical results or direct applications.

 

 

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