He manages to touch on topics that are relevant to most every knowledge worker, including PowerPoint and business travel, but here is one of the better excerpts:
I’ve seen many executives realize what they wanted to say only after they had written a lengthy draft. That’s unfortunate. You should know where you will end up before start.
Try this: After composing an outline, write the concluding paragraph. That will tell you whether you really know where your article or memo is going.