Tyrion Shows Persuasive Language, ...


With Game of Thrones Season 6 off to a good start — more conspiracy theories on Jon Snow than the JFK assassination — let’s rewind the tape to last season.

Specifically, I want to zero in on episode 8 of Season 5 when Tyrion makes his sales pitch to Daenerys to land her chief advisor role.

It’s a masterful performance.

No slides.

No props.

No teleprompter.

Just Tyrion standing alone on stage, armed with his smarts, guile and command of spoken language.



Taking this Game of Thrones scene, we’ve created a SlideShare that makes a case for ditching the slides when the stakes are high.

Nothing is more persuasive than language without the “decoration.”


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