Show me, don’t tell me

Sep 05, 2023
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To influence, help someone come to their own conclusion by showing, not telling.

Showing Telling
She was crying. Her eyes were puffy and mascara had run down her face.
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My theory on this is that when your audience has to think and make connections, even a little, they’ll believe the idea more because it’s their own, not yours.


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