🦍 How to ensure your message lands every single time

Discover how to make your messages unforgettable

I was reminded of a critical lesson in communication and influence while hosting our MicDrop debate earlier this week…

Your message is only ever as good as the example that drives it home.

The more interesting and unexpected, the more memorable it is.

The topic? Whether or not classical music was elitist 🎻.

It was all going swimmingly until halfway through, a member made reference to 'The Cold Song' by Henry Perso…. I'd never heard of it; nor had anyone else.

Then there was also a reference to Jacob Balinsky… I'd never heard of him either. Nor had anyone else.

The result?

The speaker’s point lost all its impact because we couldn't connect with the example that was shared.

Such a shame… the point being made was brilliant.

Had they made the same point with a different example, it would have changed the course of the whole debate.

Your choice of example really matters.

Case and point? Pamela Meyer.

Her talk ‘How to Spot a Liar’ has been seen over 33 million times and in this 90-second clip, she delivers a masterclass on how to use examples to ensure your message lands...

Pamela used the PREP technique. It is one of the most effective ways to bring examples into your presentations seamlessly.

Here’s how it works:

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