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One of the most common and easily preventable causes of communication breakdown is when individuals fail to address someone’s question. Even if you don’t have a ready answer, the first sentence out of your mouth should acknowledge that you heard the question and provide at least a preliminary or qualified answer right away. You run all kinds of risks by ignoring the question and plowing ahead with what you want to talk about or by failing to paraphrase what you just heard and then responding to an entirely different question.
Widely considered one of the most gifted presenters ever, Steve Jobs understood how to deliver memorable speeches in a seemingly effortless, engaging manner. His conversational tone, simple yet compelling word choice and masterful use of slides and other props helped reinforce his message in winning ways....Click here to find out more.