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An Idea A Day by David Thompson

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BUSINESS SKILLS

BITE-SIZED AND MANAGEABLE

Patrick Forsyth

SOMEONE TELEPHONED ME recently selling mobile phones. Because such were on my mind (I knew my contract was nearly up)—perhaps rashly—I asked for some details. The flood gates opened and I found myself swept along by a torrent of figures. It was far too much to keep in mind; I was being asked to compare this with that … and that and that and that. I rapidly decided this was not going to be a useful review and discontinued the call.

The problem of getting information across in a way that keeps it manageable is common to presenting. Any mechanism that helps achieve this is worth a moment’s ...

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