I made avocado toast yesterday. I’ve noticed something curious about this process. It’s one of the only food prep processes that requires all 3 types of silverware.
You need a KNIFE to cut it in half.
Pick up the SPOON to scoop the goodness out.
Grab the FORK to smash it, add seasonings, and spread on toast.
You CAN do it with just 2 tools, but it doesn’t ‘present’ as well.
So when I get an avocado out, I go to my drawer, I sigh and grab from all 3 sections of the silverware separators.
It’s the same when you’re preparing a slide deck or story (including the fact that you probably “sigh” before you get going
The takeaway? Don’t skip the tools, don’t take a shortcut. Your product won’t be as “tasty” for your audience.
KNIFE: Crack open your storyline or topic. Let’s see what we have to work with. We’ve chosen the best avocado already.
SPOON: Scoop out the goodness. With that KNIFE, pare brown spots or parts that are ‘bad.’ Lay it on the cutting board.
FORK: Get your seasoning – add your own personal flavor to the slides (with images and colors) and script (adjectives and sentence structure) and delivery (your personal pizazz).
Serve up to your audience and watch them enjoy!
TRUTH: Most people either don’t know how to do this process well, don’t like to do this, or want someone else to do this for them.
I’ve seen an uptick in “Cindy, will you just do this FOR me?” The answer is yes. Our offerings are built around that question:
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We’ve got all the tools here – knife, fork and spoon (plus a full spice drawer and specialty tools) – to get you and your message to nailing it.