How to present information for maximum understanding

We all have to present information or an idea or a proposal and we aim to achieve maximum understanding of our message. This is core to presenting but how do we do it effectively. My holiday to France this year is always a challenge when it comes to speaking to the French shopkeeper or passer-by. My French is basic O’ Level stuff and my accent is non-existent, so I have to revert to other methods to get my message across. Sign language, using pictures or drawings, lots of smiles, sometimes…

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Have you played Meeting Bingo?

Bet you have. I was introduced to the game in the 1990’s and played in with much amusement. LinkedIn, which has 300 million users globally (2014), analysed English language profiles and have released its annual list of the most overused buzzwords. Here it is. The Week Magazine reported “If you’re a responsible and driven analytical expert – positive that your strategic skills and patience can forge organisational effectiveness, while bringing an innovative and dynamic quality to your creative work, then congratulations, you’ve hit the LinkedIn jackpot” The message for us…

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