Business Communication: How Smart People Can Communicate Better
I had the pleasure of discussing IntellectualSpeak with a few great people including Felicia Slattery and Tamsen Webster on Brian Carter’s Podcast. Smart people often rely on ‘intellectualspeak’ because they know their subject matter so well. It’s the classic ‘curse of knowledge.’ Even so, tech speak often alienates audiences. The focus of this panel is how smart people can communicate better. I’ve railed against jargon for years for precisely that reason – it creates barriers between you and your audience instead of creating a deeper human connection.
IntellectualSpeak can lose your audience – and that is exactly the opposite of great communication.
Watch the video! How Smart People Can Communicate Better!
What bothers you most about IntellectualSpeak and jargon? Drop me a comment!
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