It's a great skill to be an effective communicator, and harness that to present your ideas to other people in a way they understand. This is known as 'pitching'. In its basic form, pitching is getting your idea across in an understandable way, while keeping it short.
Pitching as a skill is useful in your work life and personal life as it helps you, and those around you, achieve more. It can help:
- resolve differences
- express emotions and opinions
- build strong and trusted relationships
- get support when you need it
It's an important skill to practice and develop every day. We've put together a guide to 'pitching' to get your ideas moving and get things happening.
The pitching technique: learn how to structure your pitch
Listen to this 2-and-a-half-minute podcast on how the structure of your pitch can really make a difference to landing that all important message.
Preparing your pitch – things to avoid
Listen to this 60 second podcast on getting your language right and knowing your target audience.
The pitching technique – learn how to structure your pitch
Listen to this 1 and a half minute podcast on how to deliver your pitch with confidence.