Tips and ideas to eliminate repetition in our words and speaking.
What went wrong?! Why was the audience inattentive? Walking out? Sleeping? The speech was well written and pertinent to the audience. It had a clear purpose and a perfect blend of wisdom and humor. The visuals were on target, too. They were colorful, concise, and supportive of the presentation. Maybe the presenter is suffering from Monotone Mumble.
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You’ve all heard it before. What would otherwise be a great presentation becomes one interrupted jumble of ums, ahs, like, and you knows. Empty and meaningless words filling a gap by a speaker. Just as crutches support our body following an injury, Crutch Words often support our verbiage when we’re not sure what to say. Here’s an overview of crutch words and some tips we can use to eliminate them from our vocabulary.