(Photo:  shufgy   , Flickr)

(Photo: shufgy, Flickr)

I film and produce a lot of video interviews as a part of my profession. I have found that one of the most important elements of a good interview is brevity. This ability to concisely communicate ideas without using distracting or inefficient words makes one more articulate and powerful in the delivery of messages.

When directing video interviews, I encounter a handful of filler words and phrases people often use that don't add to the subjects' messages and can ruin what could have been great sound bites.

To find out what filler words will stop an video interview in its tracks, click here to read my full article on LinkedIn Pulse