I love it when I find people saying what I believe, reading what I’ve read and putting it all together in a digestible whole.
Read Eric Barker’s Checklist: Are you doing these five things to get ahead at the office?
His five are:
- know how to give feedback
- powerpoint makes you stupid
- understand how to sell ideas to others
- manage perceptions of you
- manage your network.
There are probably heaps more, but these are a good five, supported by some great books and research (which he links to).
If you’re interested in selling ideas to others, especially in terms of presentation to boards, classrooms or conferences, I run a regular public training program in Sydney called Presentation Mastery.