All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘being persuasive’

Drive Innovation: Suggest Ideas, Don’t Propose Them

How something is presented has an effect on how it is received. Rocket science!? No, it is common sense. Yet, we sometimes neglect the subtleties of presentation and persuasion… especially when we are excited about an idea or innovation. So many innovative ideas get quashed early – never making it off the whiteboard. Not because the ideas were bad, but …

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Basic Disciplines of a Good Pitch

New ideas often make people uncomfortable. Many new projects and ideas need a champion to gain acceptance from others. Being able to pitch ideas is an invaluable business (and life) tool. A terrific guide to effective building and successful pitching of ideas is the book Life’s a Pitch: How to be Businesslike with Your Emotional Life and Emotional With Your …

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