Presenting an Idea A BTU presented by DeskDemon
Objective: To leave today with tips that will help set the stage for your persuasive skills to be better showcased.
Select the appropriate time and place to present your idea. <ul><li>if the listener is rushed or easily interrupted, they ...
Describe the background of the idea <ul><li>people often plunge in without explaining the why and how of current condition...
Positively and objectively present your recommendations, prove you've done your homework <ul><li>state recommendations cle...
Determine if understanding has been met and handle reactions get feedback <ul><li>be sure the listeners really comprehen...
After agreement, confirm the next steps <ul><li>who will take the necessary actions and how will that authority be acknowl...
<ul><li>Presentation was adapted from the article Effectively Presenting an Idea by Virginia Reeves. </li></ul><ul><li>h...
of 8

Presenting An Idea To Your Boss

How to present and idea to your boss by Virginia Reeves in a Powerpoint format
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Presenting An Idea To Your Boss

  • 1. Presenting an Idea A BTU presented by DeskDemon
  • 2. Objective: To leave today with tips that will help set the stage for your persuasive skills to be better showcased.
  • 3. Select the appropriate time and place to present your idea. <ul><li>if the listener is rushed or easily interrupted, they can't give you their full attention </li></ul><ul><li>invite only those who need to be there </li></ul><ul><li>gather all the information needed to sell your idea and organize it well in advance of the meeting </li></ul><ul><li>set up the equipment prior to the meeting time to demonstrate your preparedness </li></ul>
  • 4. Describe the background of the idea <ul><li>people often plunge in without explaining the why and how of current conditions </li></ul><ul><li>don't assume the listeners are going to know pertinent details </li></ul><ul><li>if appropriate, hand out information at this point in the meeting or use another visual aid </li></ul>
  • 5. Positively and objectively present your recommendations, prove you've done your homework <ul><li>state recommendations clearly and concisely </li></ul><ul><li>make your presentation believable and realistic </li></ul><ul><li>bring up possible objections as this makes your words more credible </li></ul><ul><li>show some amount of enthusiasm to demonstrate your sincerity </li></ul>
  • 6. Determine if understanding has been met and handle reactions get feedback <ul><li>be sure the listeners really comprehend the proposal </li></ul><ul><li>answer questions and reply calmly to concerns or misunderstandings </li></ul><ul><li>clarify your basic proposal (and solutions if that is the case) by reiterating it in another manner </li></ul>
  • 7. After agreement, confirm the next steps <ul><li>who will take the necessary actions and how will that authority be acknowledged </li></ul><ul><li>where and with whom does responsibility for implementation and follow-through lie </li></ul><ul><li>what is the timeline and who makes ensures proper action is taken </li></ul><ul><li>how and when will the results be evaluated </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Presentation was adapted from the article Effectively Presenting an Idea by Virginia Reeves. </li></ul><ul><li>http://us.deskdemon.com/pages/us/worksmart/information-portal/effectively-presenting-ideas </li></ul><ul><li>For more information and tools visit Desk Demon </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.deskdemon.com </li></ul>

Related Documents