For their final speech, my students pitch. They can pitch a product/service, event, story, or business idea. The pitch is 1 to 2 minutes with a focus on passionate delivery as well as clear, cohesive, dynamic content. No slideshow or visual aid is allowed for the pitch, as I want my students to be able to communicate their idea, if necessary, at a moment’s notice anywhere they happen to be.
Phil Waknell has three great ideas for The Pitch 2.0. He says we need magic, vision, and passion in our pitches. Watch:
Soon, I will post my Pitch Lecture so that you can see the qualities I think are necessary in a successful pitch.
If you have an amazing pitch idea, why not pitch it to Phil Waknell himself? Ideas on Stage is a Paris, France-based company specializing in presentation, and they host the Ideas on Stage Pitch Competition as a part of their annual conference. Click here to find out more information.