Are you packing your pitches with as much information as possible? In reality, successful pitches are about clear and engaging stories that make people want to hear more. Being passionate about our products and services isn’t enough – we need to motivate our audiences to be passionate as well. But how do you inspire that in others?
In our recent Experts in Residence session, Communications & Creativity – Sandbox had the pleasure of inviting Jan Bailey and Shona Welsh of Ovation Speaker Training to share their decades of experience in formulating successful pitches. Super-Charge your Dynamite pitch with their 4-step process:
1. Create A Pitch Map
2. Act Like You Don’t Know
3. Put Your Worst Foot Forward
4. Shoot for the Moon
Missed the session? Check out the video below so you can take notes and see the perfect examples to lead your pitch with. Whether you’re pitching you, your product or your service – learn to WOW them every time.
Some of the main points covered include:
Jan Bailey & Shona Welsh
Jan Bailey BA, MAEd is a communication and speaking expert who has designed and delivered hundreds of workshops internationally on public speaking, stage presence, on-camera presentations, and communication. Along with writing and producing a ten-part career development series of books, Jan’s 27-year career has involved extensive on-camera experience as a television host along with being a long-time professor of communications.
Shona Welsh, BA, MCEd, CHRL, CCC is a communication and speaking expert who has won numerous speaking, writing and learning design awards. The author of several books and designer/facilitator of hundreds of international workshops in speaking and communications, she has held international senior executive positions over three decades. She teaches extensively about leadership, communications, and innovation with numerous universities and colleges.