3 Simple Ways to Talk Less and Listen More

A Case for Brevity

On November 19th 1863 people gathered in Gettysburg Pennsylvania for a dedication ceremony. The keynote speaker was a man named Edward Everett and he spoke for more than 2 hours. Abraham Lincoln who was also scheduled to speak, spoke for just two minutes. Even though Everett’s speech was longer, Lincoln’s short 2 minute speech is now regarded as one of the most elegant, thoughtful and well-crafted speeches in American history. The Gettysburg Address certainly makes the case for brevity and the power of saying less.

On today’s show discover:

  • …how talking less can help you sell more
  • …and 4 Ways to train yourself to talk less with your next customer

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