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Talk Less, Say More: Three Habits to Influence Others and Make Things Happen by Connie Dieken

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Convey 2: Convey Review and Action Plan: Use Portion Control To Manage Information

Conveying Prevents Information Overload

The key to conveying is portion control, which helps you manage even the most complicated messages. As a result, people can process your information more accurately and they'll grasp the exact take-aways that you desire. You talk less, but say more.

Successful conveying leads to rapid clarity. When you convey smartly, your listeners quickly and fully understand your points. Smart conveying skills allow you to convince your listeners to act.

STRATEGY 1

The Eyes Trump the Ears

People respond most positively to what they see rther than what they hear because vision is the dominant sense. Rather than relying on the spoken word to convey, add appropriate visuals to create clearer understanding for faster results.

What Could I Improve?

  • TACTIC 1: SHOW CONTRAST

  • TACTIC 2: RETHINK POWERPOINT

  • TACTIC 3: LINK IT, MOVE IT—USE THE SOCIAL MEDIA

  • OTHER _____________________________

My Action Plan:

_______________________________

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STRATEGY 2

Talk in Triplets

Three is the world's most powerful number for receiving information. The mind craves information in multiples of three, making it a shortcut to convey successfully. Use it to save time.

What Could I Improve?

  • TACTIC 1: PRE-LOAD THREE CHOICES

  • TACTIC 2: THINK NARROW AND DEEP

  • TACTIC 3: DESIRED CHOICE FIRST

  • OTHER _____________________________

My Action Plan:

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