Many military organizations use read-ahead packets that provide an advanced copy of the Power Point briefing slides in advance of the briefing.In theory, this implies an alternate route for information sharing that, when combined with a briefing, could function in tandem.This prepares an audience to enter a briefing cognizant of the topics, context, and prepared to offer relevant discourse to drive emergent thought.
By removing one quadrant of a true quad chart, you will render the entire slide incomplete.
Each quadrant in a quad chart should systemically relate to the other quadrants in terms of context.
Give the interpreter recognition commensurate with the importance of their contribution. Francis Bacon Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.
Dorothy Sarnoff Everyone gets butterflies in their stomach-you just need to get them in formation.
Dale Carnegie Rudyard Kipling, from "The Elephant's Child" in This is an Index to an expanding database of over 5000 full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, debates and interviews.
This site has a useful set of communication links and is updated every two weeks.
In practice, this requires two commitments that are rarely met.
First, all attendees must endeavor to actually read the read-ahead packet.
Instead of thinking about why something is occurring, we are usually required to answer precise information that satisfies a descriptive (WHAT-centric) procedure instead of a critical line of inquiry.
Many military professionals refer to this as feeding the beast in Power Point-centric organizations, where we openly acknowledge that our own hierarchy often demands volumes of often meaningless or irrelevant information for illusionary pretexts.
Finally, the guide directs students to additional resources for effective communication guidelines.