The Curse of Knowledge         OR  How can educated,   well-paid people    talk so much       rubbish?
The more youknow aboutsomething,the less wellyou’re able tocommunicateit.
Once you’velearnedsomething,you can’timagine notknowing it.
And as a  result, youbecome a less   effectivecommunicator.
The curse of  knowledge   is your #1    enemy in     internalcommunication.
But it’s also     the #1  reason why    internalcommunicationwill always be so valuable.
Presentation curated by Anna Rydne www.communicateskills.comContent credit:Ian Harris, Head of Content, Gatehousewww.gateh...
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The Curse of Knowledge

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It's said, if JFK had been a modern CEO, he wouldn’t have given a speech talking about putting ”a man on the moon in a decade”. Instead, he’d have said: ”Our mission is to become the international leader in the space industry, using our capacity for technological innovation to build a bridge towards humanity’s future”.

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The Curse of Knowledge

  1. 1. The Curse of Knowledge OR How can educated, well-paid people talk so much rubbish?
  2. 2. The more youknow aboutsomething,the less wellyou’re able tocommunicateit.
  3. 3. Once you’velearnedsomething,you can’timagine notknowing it.
  4. 4. And as a result, youbecome a less effectivecommunicator.
  5. 5. The curse of knowledge is your #1 enemy in internalcommunication.
  6. 6. But it’s also the #1 reason why internalcommunicationwill always be so valuable.
  7. 7. Presentation curated by Anna Rydne www.communicateskills.comContent credit:Ian Harris, Head of Content, Gatehousewww.gatehousegroup.co.ukwww.internal-communication.comPhoto credit:http://www.flickr.com/photos/27271711@N04/3159294929/http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/6206667510/http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/4811282106/http://www.flickr.com/photos/st3f4n/3671959061/http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5425505339/

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