I wish I was better at speed reading.
Documents of all kinds seem to be getting longer. But I’ve less time to read them. Professor Michael Lesk tried to answer the question: How much information is there in the world? I didn’t quite make it to the end of his article.
What are the best ways to explain our big ideas? Are we using the right media? How important are the words we use? And, how on earth can we make them stand out?
My heart sinks every time someone sends me product information. User manuals confuse me. And, when I ask someone what they do, I usually can’t work it out from what they say.
Is that just me?
Some people communicate so well that I get their message instantly. That’s a great help if their message is important and I want to spread it.