When it comes to communicating effectively in media interviews and at meetings we are often our worst enemies. A potentially cogent and powerful argument is undermined by pointless, repetitive and largely unconscious verbal habits that irritate the hell out of our listeners and work against impactful communication. Here are five of the worst offences:
Starting a live media interview with ‘thank you for having me’.
This is not the first time I have blogged about this cringeworthy response, but people continue to produce it so the point merits repetition.…Read More