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Acronyms are the speed bumps of communication!

United Nations logo

The United Nations

Oh, there’s a great use for them, but it’s not often in widespread, important communication – certainly not presentations.  Usually they’re best kept within tight-knit groups. You see, they’re just not great communication; they don’t promote clarity.

I received an email from a Toastmasters buddy just this morning. He asked me for login information for accessing the TMI site.

I had to step back a minute or two and think to myself, “What is TMI?” And after a minute or two it came to me … “Of course, Toastmasters International.” He must be looking for some information for logging in as a local club on the international website.

And then in the next sentence, he Read More …