Unit 2 Pyramid Principle Exercise

Unit 2 Pyramid Principle Exercise - message, understand it,...

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I. Revised paragraph An audience-centered approach involves understanding and respecting the members of your audience and making every effort to get your message across in a way that is meaningful to them. If you’re addressing people you don't know and you’re unable to find out more about them, try to project yourself into their position by using common sense and imagination. This approach is also known as adopting the “you” attitude, in contrast to messages that are about “me.” Learn as much as possible about the biases, education, age, status, style, and personal and professional concerns of your receivers. The more you know about the people you’re communicating with, the easier it will be to concentrate on their needs, which will make it easier for them to hear your
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Unformatted text preview: message, understand it, and respond positively. This ability to relate to the needs of others is a key part of emotional intelligence, which is widely considered to be a vital characteristic of successful managers and leaders. II. Paragraph explanation of the changes I made I revised the paragraph using the elements: Situation-Complication-Solution. The question here is implicit. I choose to arrange the pieces of my arguments in this way, because it has a good organization - the weight at the front, focused openings, well-judged level of details, logic. It makes my message clear and concise, and this helps being absorbed much faster and save time at all levels of organization....
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