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Short & Simple Makes For Neat & Sweet

We do need to keep it simple, though. Overcomplicating what we say, or loading a presentation with too much detail, might make our audiences switch off. For Gallo, it’s no coincidence that some of the most memorable speeches and documents in history are among the shortest, including The Gettysburg Address (272 words), John F. Kennedy’s inauguration speech (under 15 minutes), and the Declaration of Independence, which “guarantees just three unalienable rights”.

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On presenting, appealing, persuading, influencing and communicating, and on seeing presentations as an ebb and flow caused by our own gravity, a tide under our control and to our service, not the other way around.

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