Whether it’s memorable phrases from history or literature:
“I came, I saw, I conquered”
great adverting slogans:
Just Do It
Coke Is It
or important ideas expressed clearly:
“The higher you climb, the harder you fall”
On the other hand, our businesses, our strategies, our communications, all tend to be complex.
This leads to complicated presentations and confused communications.
Whether you work for a fund, a businesses or in services, your job as a communicator is turn complex ideas into simple communications. That is the art of great communication.
For example, during an IPO last year, we translated the eight key investment points the banks wanted into three clear memorable lines:
This worked so well with investors that the company is still using these lines 2 years later.
He loved teaching undergraduates and his undergraduate lectures were packed because they were so popular. Listen to him explain various scientific concepts.
He really sets the standard for what great communication should sound like.
When you have a complex idea to communicate, try exploring different ways to make it easy to understand.
Some ways to do this include:
In some situations we have found people so hung up on explaining HOW they do something that they forget to be clear on WHAT they do.
Being outsiders, we are in the privileged position of being able to ask simple questions (e.g.
So how do you make money?
What makes you special?So What?
If you would like help making the complex less complicated, please get in touch.
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