Are you clear about the goal of your meeting?
Everybody’s ready for your pitch and knows what to expect, right? Are you sure? It’s always important to check before you begin.
Imagine you start your pitch full enthusiasm but your listeners look at you with a lot of question marks. While pitching you need to be clear about the goal of the meeting. We all have experience with pitching ideas. Sometimes it works and sometimes not. Jeroen wrote an article about being clear about the goal of the meeting.
“…There will be meetings where you’re not the organizer and aren’t able to invite people properly. In some of these situations people are accidentally (or purposely) invited under false pretenses. Or perhaps they expected it to be about something else when they accepted the invite…”