Mark Twain once said, "I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead."
"Brevity is the soul of wit", said Shakespeare in Hamlet.
Anyone can convey a message if there’s no word or time limit. To be able to convey the full value but in much fewer words is a skill that few have. I’m one of those who doesn’t have that skill, but I’m working hard at it.
Today, I did an online training session in which I taught how to build an entire mobile app from scratch in 45 mins. If given a choice, I’d have asked for 90 mins.
I had to work almost 12 hours in the background to be able to perfect the right flow. That’s where brevity comes from for me. ith tons of practice and rehearsal.
How do you approach training sessions when you have 2 hours worth of content, but only an hour to deliver it? How do you deliver it without missing any key points?
My go-to strategy is over-prepare, over-practice and over-rehearse everything to get it just right.
A man of few words,