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Ride in on your elephant

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on April 28, 2006

In Reply to: Ride in on your elephant posted by ESC on April 27, 2006

: A coworker shared some tips he received during a class on giving good presentations. One was: Ride in on your elephant.

: What does that mean? Start with an attention-getting device or start with a strong point?

Sounds like it would be a grand entrance, like an Indian prince or a maharaja, to impress your audience before you even speak.