Ep. 123 – Why Less Is More

Speakers sometimes make the mistake of trying to say a lot in a limited time. Darren and Mark share how to say less while delivering more value. The less we say, the more the audience remembers. That’s one way to be unforgettable.


  • Don’t try to squeeze 10 minutes of content into a 7-minute speech
  • Deliver fewer points, more clearly
  • Keep content tight
  • It takes more work to say less
  • Ask, “How do I say it better with fewer words?”
  • Use shorter sentences
  • Simplify with mono-syllabic words