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Evidence-Based Training Methods: A Guide for Training Professionals by Ruth Colvin Clark

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Chapter 8
Avoid Too Much of a Good Thing
 

I watched a movie recently that was definitely too much of a good thing. It was called Australia and if you missed it, don't worry. The plot was a bit time-worn but the scenery was nice and I was hanging in as the heroine foiled the bad guys and saved her ranch. As the hero and heroine embraced, I waited for the requisite sunset and credits. But the movie was only half over. It went on to spin out a whole new plot that consumed another hour and a half, leaving me to wonder: Where was the editor?

 

I've been guilty of the same type of excess when writing a book or giving a presentation—too many ...

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