Minimizing the amount of BS in a presentation

How does “synergize collaborative convergence” sound to you? What about “engineer value-added ROI”?

Many people think that they can impress the audience with a lot of buzz words or by stringing up a lot of fancy sounding words. They are wrong. Before your presentation, go to this website to make sure you have not generated any BS. It is a BS generator!

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2 responses to “Minimizing the amount of BS in a presentation

  1. Good point, here.

    Words the audience don’t understand do not impress them. That kind of verbiage loses them.

    Your words, like the rest of your presentation, should be clean and simple.

    Thanks!

    • That also applies to technical jargon. A lot of scientists and engineers have a bad habit of using jargon and acronyms throughout their presentation. They think it makes them sound hip. It doesn’t. That’s a sure way to lose an audience.

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