- Have you been utterly truthful?
- Have you said all you need to say?
- Have you been appropriately diplomatic and fair?
- In your opener, have you made your points quickly and clearly?
- Have you avoided a slow wind-up that unnecessarily postpones the message?
- In the middle, have you proved your points with specifics?
- Is the closer fresh-sounding but consistent with what precedes it?
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