The Ascendency of Redundancy

The Ascendency of Redundancy

I have often said that a short message can be more effective than a lengthy one.  But sometimes brevity leads to ambiguity and misunderstanding.  See some examples of short, confusing messages and gain skills in avoiding them in the October issue of the Firefly News Flash.

Power Tip:  To improve understanding, ask listeners to repeat what they heard you say.

Read the October 2017 issue:

In this Issue –

  • 99-Word Story:  Open for Business?  Mixed messages that thwart progress
  • Discovery:  Signs of Confusion – Words that don’t make sense
  • Ideas:  Repetition Doesn’t Equal Understanding – Saying it once is enough
  • Activity:  Practice Clarity – Feelings, thoughts, and wants