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In my first finance job I learned the military strategy called BLUF - bottom like up front. For instance, when sharing an investment opportunity I start with my recommendation and then work through the supporting points.

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Dec 19, 2023Liked by The Management Consultant

Good summary: thanks for sharing. I'd add a comment about working on making sure the "ask" or update etc, is only trying to communicate one key point / decision / approval etc at a time. Barbara Minto's SCQA framework's been my "go to" on this. For years. It certainly helps one thiink from the reader's viewpoint (and to avoid getting into teller mode too far or too fast).

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