“Let’s be clear.” Yes let’s. I beg you.
Five tips to being direct in tough interviews On any given Sunday, on any given talk show, you’ll hear a stern looking politician (no matter the party affiliation) utter the phrase: “Let’s be clear…” Unfortunately, to my ears, this is an alert. INCOMING! It is an alert that this person is about to do the exact opposite of being clear. They are stalling, likely avoiding a direct answer to a question that, in their mind, might send a negative message to the audience. Using this