Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett
Rather than getting lost in technical jargon, find ways to compare your ideas to something more familiar through metaphors and analogies.
This will also make your story more engaging, providing a memorable way to convey your message.
The bare necessities
Can you sum your idea up in 3 sentences?
The answer to this question should be ‘yes’.
If you can’t, you probably haven’t thought things through with enough rigour
I am not who I think I am
How you think you're projecting yourself and how others perceive you can be vastly different.
To avoid any misunderstandings, seek feedback from trusted colleagues. Use their advice to be more mindful in the future.