I find it interesting that most executives tell me they wish people speaking to them would get to the point right up front and people speaking to executives tell me they don’t feel their executives listen.
Hmm… What’s happening here?
For most of you when you go in and talk to your executives you see it as your one time to shine and show all that you have done so far. For the executives they see it as a time for them to see how what you are doing is helping the organization reach its larger goals. So they aren’t listening to how YOU look but rather they are looking for did you THINK THROUGH IT from that higher perspective.
Here are the three big errors I see leaders make when presenting to executives: