Links to Other Web Pages With Guidance About Briefings

The links on this page are probably biased toward military briefings, but civilian employees of the Federal Government need to keep in mind that the military's practices are good guidance for how to conduct briefings in civilian agencies. More important, Government contractors, especially defense contractors, are well advised to know how the military does things. When they make briefings in the “military way” to the military, contractors are likely to create a more favorable impression.

Those in Business and Industry also make briefings to decision makers within their organization, as well as to those outside. Again, much of the advice provided about briefings in the military are applicable to those situations—especially the advice about the two most distinguishing characteristics of a briefing (as opposed to a mere presentation):

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