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Re: Getting a four out of five

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on September 29, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Getting a four out of five posted by Bruce Kahl on September 28, 2005

: : "Relentless preparation can let a presenter focus on things that separate him from getting a four out of five versus a five out of five."

: : What do the two phrases "getting a four out of five" and "five out of five" mean here? Thanks a lot!

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: If you attempt 5 different projects and you succeed at 4 of them you get a score of 4 out of 5.
: If you attempt 5 different projects and you succeed at 5 of them you get a score of 5 out of 5.
: Think of a high school student getting 4 math questions right out of 5 questions.

: If the presenter is very good at preparation--practices his speech in front of a mirror or coworker and spends extra time on his Power Point presentation--then he may just hit a home run with his pitch.

Or it may refer to the scores he gets on the post-seminar evaluations from the attendees. An evaluation form may ask "On a scale of 1 thru 5, with 5 being the highest, how would you rate the overall presentation of the course material"?