Succinctness is a value-added form of business communications.
So practice it.
So how succinct are you? Are you (and your words) focused enough?
“You seem to have 29 ideas at once,” an executive told one of his managers. “And I feel like I’m hearing them all, right this minute.”
Ever gotten feedback like that?
Sometimes, we get mired in details. “You wouldn’t believe what happened to me last Thursday,” we say—”no wait, it was Wednesday. Actually, now that I think about it—this thing I’m about to tell you—it didn’t really happen at all. I dreamt it. Last Monday.”
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