Preparing for a pitch


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Preparing for a pitch

(Music playing.) Dane Howard: I have had a great many years learning and failing and learning valuable lessons about how to prepare ideas to be heard. I've found that some of the greatest work that goes into moving ideas through an organization is being mindful of the people, environment, and context that surrounds all of your hard work. Preparing for a pitch has a lot to do about knowing your audience, understanding your collaborators, and listening to key stakeholders on where their passion lies.

Before a pitch is where some of your real work begins. Diana Williams: The one thing to know is your audience. Who is going to be in that room? Whether or not you are presenting to an executive or a colleague or someone else in the company, who are they, and what do they care about? What do they own? Where they are interested in? What questions are they going to pose? Ryan Tandy: As far as taking stuff to the higher-ups, taking your ideas up, that's--you have to have your stuff ready. Around my...

Preparing for a pitch
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Preparing for a pitch provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Dane Howard and Richard Koci Hernandez as part of the Pitching Projects and Products to Executives

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