Stupidity is not the opposite of intelligence. Stupidity is overlooking or dismissing conspicuously crucial information: the information is in front of you and yet you ignore it.
Having an alternative, a second job offer with you makes your negotiation game stronger, as the employer knows that you can simply walk away. Having the offer from a prestigious company also strengthens your perceived market value.
Having a BATNA (Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement) provides you with confidence, based on how strong the employer perceives it as well as how you perceive it.
Bring certainty to the important things (and let the other things go).
The Director likes presentations to have a clear linear flow, with logically structured slide decks and clear transitions across topics and presenters.
Pros: delivers ordered, logical and structurally sound presentations.
Cons: may not work if the presentation you’ve so carefully prepared is a poor fit for your audience.