*S*ituation *C*omplication *Q*uestion *A*nswer

A way of structuring writing to clearly communicate an idea introduced by Barbara Minto in The Minto Pyramid Principle.

I’ve found this greatly improves my business writing and it’s easy to coach others to do.

ISBN-13: 978-0273710516

When forming a horizontal relationship between ideas (e.g. supporting sentences of a summary statement), they should form an inductive or deductive argument. This makes the connection of ideas more clear to the reader and improves overall reader understanding.