Career Mentor Initiative - The Rule of Three and the Pyramid Method


Date and Time
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
12:00pm—12:40pm
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Virtual
Washington, DC
United States
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Hiranya Fernando

The same way models are the way to structure numbers, frameworks are the way to structure words. Frameworks help you analyze a situation, organize your thoughts, and communicate in a clear, coherent, and persuasive way.

In this session, you'll learn about:

  • Key communication structuring tools and how to use them in writing more effective emails, reports, cover letters, answering interview questions, and delivering a presentation or recommendations to a client. 
  • The Pyramid Principle or Start with the Answer.  Basically, you communicate your main point right away - i.e. you start with the answer - and then go on to further detail, data, examples, and supporting evidence in subsequent layers. 
  • The Rule of Three: means always stick to THREE whether that is ideas, points, reasons, or factors in support of your main argument.  There’s a psychology in play in addition to structural beauty, and three items are the most retainable.


EVENT DETAILS:

Event Host: Wharton Club of National Capital Region
Date:
 Wednesday, May 19
Time: 12:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT
Location: Virtual 
Cost: Members: Free
Non-Members: $8

The Career Mentor Initiative (CMI) is a flagship product of the Wharton Club of Capital Region. Sign-up for more from CMI's pathways to support, including mentorship, access to materials post-session, or if you'd like to volunteer as a mentor/ help out with the initiative.

 


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