They suck the life out of your presentation. They sap the energy from your words. They sink your message.
If you are using these phrases - stop now.
Raise the bar
Level the playing field
The whole nine yards
Think outside the box
Yada, yada, yada
Kill two birds with one stone
Been there done that
Here are three sites with more cliches that you should avoid like the plague.
Cliches from the Garden
Using cliches in your presentation demonstrates lack of original thinking. They bore your audience to tears because they've heard it a million times before.
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