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At a talk I gave last week on presentation structure (it was a little more exciting than it sounds!), I got asked a fabulous question during a break by one of the students in the audience.

She was preparing a presentation to a government body and wanted them to take action on an issue regarding immigration policies. She wanted them to change their policies — that was it. That was the intended action she was going to ask for.

Imagine if you were asked to change something you were doing that infringed on someone else’s rights, or was simply a workplace improvement. If you were left to try to figure out an appropriate action, you likely wouldn’t move forward with any great amount of gusto. Read More …