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How the first S in FINESSE Creates Effective Communication to Senior Management


The first S in the FINESSE fishbone diagram stands for Structure. Are you Communicating with FINESSE?
The first S in the FINESSE fishbone diagram stands for Structure. Are you Communicating with FINESSE?

The first S in FINESSE stands for Structure. These three tips and a three-minute video will help you improve the structure of your presentations and reports.

 

Five Presentation Sequences Used by the Best Young Professionals

A presentation sequence is the order in which information is presented during a presentation, including the introduction, body, and conclusion. It refers to the logical flow of information guiding the audience through the presented topic. Most decision makers do not prefer a chronological sequence, but most technically trained professionals use it by default.

 

 

Structure and Sequence Empower Effective Communication to Senior Management

Communicating with FINESSE had the opportunity to poll 63 young professionals in two separate forums. Our conclusion is that presentation sequence and structure are typically confused. Like most technically trained professionals, effective written and verbal presentations to senior management require both.

 

The three-act structure is not only straightforward but also extremely efficient. The opening and closing are where the action and senior management's impressions occur.

 

 

How to Improve Business Presentations by Practicing without PowerPoint Slides

An alternative view is that the presentation structure starts when the PowerPoint slide deck is completed. The first step towards real structuring is practicing the business presentation without the slides. The article discusses five benefits of practicing without PowerPoint slides

 

 

 

Check Out the Video

We provide the foundations of Structure in this 3-minute video. You will hear some details on the five-act structure.

 

 

The first S in FINESSE Creates Effective Communication

The first S in the FINESSE fishbone diagram stands for Structure. Do you have an approach for communicating big issues with high complexity and uncertainty? Are you Communicating with FINESSE?

 


 

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