November 20, 2020
Communication is the Key to Success
Communicating your research to public, business and academic audiences is a key skill to learn: mastering it will set you on a course for success throughout your career. Check out the videos below to see some expert tips from Profs Patrick Winston (MIT) and Steven Pinker (Harvard). Here are a few key takeaways:
- Don’t start with a joke, start with a promise.
- You will always have too many slides, and too many words.
- Thank your collaborators and sponsors at the start of the talk, not the end.
- Don’t say thank you; instead end with a salute to the audience