If you want to sell and idea, give a specific plan that your audience can evaluate. The more detailed, the better. With that in mind, it’s no wonder that the proposed financial bailout yesterday did not immediately sell well.
Now I have not suddenly decided that I’m an expert on issues of global finance. And I have no idea whether yesterday’s proposed bailout of the financial sector by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will ultimately succeed. I certainly hope it succeeds. Â We have many clients that are hurting. And that is not good for my company.
But here’s the quote from this morning’s New York Times that grabbed my attention.
But the initial assessment of the plan from the markets, lawmakers and economists was brutally negative, in large part because they expected more details. (Emphasis mine).