SIMPLIFYsimplifySI MPLIFY THERE’S T HIS MOVIE“UP in the AIR” it ’sABOUT A GUY WHO FIRES PEOPLE HE GIVES ADVICE to aYOUNG COLLEAGUE How muchDOES YOUR LIFEWEIGH? Imagine for a second that you’re carrying a backpack… I want you to pack it with all the stuff that you have in your life… Start with the little things.The shelves, the drawers, then you start adding larger stuff… the backpack should be getting pretty heavy now… You go bigger.Your couch, yourcar, your home…stuff it all into thatbackpack. Now fill itwith people.Start with casualacquaintances, friends offriends, your brothers,your sisters… . into t hat bag.. themYou get FEEL WEIGHT the of THAT BAG... THINK of your PRESENTATION as a BACKPACK FE E L theWE I G H T of it CAN YOU CARRY IT OR IS IT DRAGGING EASILY? ALONG? IS IT BOGGED DOWN BY TOO MANYWORDS, VISUALS OR SLIDES? The weight of your backpack(YOUR PRES ENTATION) will be on your audience’s shoulders when you’re done. DON’T make their BACKPACKS HEAVIER WITH YOUR PRESENTATION REMEMBERTHEIR BACKPACKSare already FULL DON’TMA KE THEM FIT SOMETHINGcu mbersome & bulky IN THERE SIMPLICITY is KEY PRETEND LIKE YOU HAVE TO PAY forEVERY WORD YOU USE SAY ONLY WHAT is trulyNECESSARY How can youSIMPLIFYYOUR BACKPACK?

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