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Get to the point

Monday, November 7th, 2011

In most presentations, it is unusual to face an audience filled with people who are completely ignorant about the topic being presented. Therefore, you probably don’t need to spend half your presentation introducing the context and the problem that you are addressing. Most people in an audience want to hear your recommendation, perspective, or approach, not a rehash of why this topic is important. If they didn’t already think it was important, they wouldn’t be in the audience.