The Art of Explanation

The Art of Explanation

Few people have mastered the art of explaining better than the BBC’s Ros Atkins. Thankfully, he is now sharing what he knows in a book. And to be clear, this is a book for everyone. Atkins defines explanation in very broad terms: Whenever you try to get a message across, you are explaining. Often, we don’t realise we are, and that’s part of the problem. Whether you’re interviewing for a job, giving a presentation, talking to a friend, or simply writing an email. One of the best books I’ve read in recent years.

From Weekly Filet #459, in October 2023.

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