“In every long lecture there is a short lecture trying to get out.” – Anonymous
If you’ve ever bought a home, you’ve no doubt been overwhelmed by the deluge of documents begging to be signed. Often on legal-size paper, the stack of documents can be measured with a ruler! Who reads all that stuff?
The tax bill that President Trump signed into law is also quite hefty at 429 pages—longer than most novels. And in recent years, nothing competes with the verboseness of the Affordable Healthcare Act weighing in at over 11,000 pages! Yikes!
But consider these timeless documents and speeches that truly qualify as being brief:
Now that I’ve got your attention, I’d better be brief! So, here are three strong reasons to be brief:
How to cultivate brevity in your writing and speaking
When writing or preparing a talk, ask yourself these three questions:
“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” – Proverbs 25:11
Dwight Grant is a seasoned businessman with over 30 years of leadership experience. He lives in CO where he enjoys whitewater rafting, mountain biking and spending time with family.