Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Determining the three elements of a strong purpose, part of Communication Fundamentals.
- Take some advice from your successful future self.…Imagine that your next important conversation, meeting,…or presentation goes exceptionally well.…If people were interviewed immediately afterward,…what are the answers you'd most like to hear…to these three questions?…What will they say that they learned?…What will they say was their dominant impression of you?…And what will they do because of what you said?…These questions point to the three elements…of a strong purpose.…Before any important discussion, meeting, or presentation,…answer three questions.…
One, what do you want your listeners to think?…Two, what do you want them to feel?…And three, what do you want them to do?…Think, feel, do, thoughts, feelings, actions.…Clarify the impact you want to have in all three areas…and you'll have a much stronger,…actionable, forward-thinking purpose.…Having this fuller, more proactive purpose…will help you sharpen both your message and your delivery,…how you present your ideas and how you present yourself.…Both are crucial.…
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- Managing the intent-impact gap
- Designing the content of your message
- Improving vocal delivery
- Adjusting your body language
- Being politically savvy
- Listening to what's said, what's unsaid, and how it's said
- Increasing empathy and trust
- Overcoming anxiety<br><br>
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