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Why you need to ruthlessly edit your speech or presentation.

Whether you’re giving a speech without visual aids or a presentation using slide software, there’s never a good reason to tell the audience everything you know about the topic. As the famous philosopher Voltaire said, “The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.”
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As the presenter, it is your responsibility to separate ‘nice to know’ vs. ‘need to know’; and understanding who your audience is and what they care about is the determining factor.
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If you give your audience too much, they’re going to walk away empty handed. Do your homework and edit, edit, edit.

 
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Jenny Dziubla