“3 take aways” is one of my favorite ways to chop information down to size. I also use it to make the most of a meeting or training session. All I do, is ask myself, "what are 3 take aways?" Does it sound simple? That’s the idea. It helps you avoid becoming overwhelmed. It also forces you to focus and prioritize. It’s a great way to turn insight into action.
For example, from my Crucial Conversations training, my 3 take aways were:
From my Influencer training, my 3 take aways were;
By using “3 take aways,” I remember to use these skills during crucial conversations, or when I’m analyzing an influence challenge. You can apply the practice of “3 take aways” to just about anything: books, movies, mentoring, … you name it. It’s another way to put the rule of 3 into practice.
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