Neil Johnson of The Association of Accounting Technicians interviewed Ros Toynbee recently on how to sell an idea outside of your part of the organisation.
You’ve got a great idea, it’s going to save money, make money, change the way your company does things, it might even be revolutionary.
But how do you convince other people of your genius? And what if you’re punching above your weight, perhaps you’re a new face in the company, or a junior team member, and your idea’s a little ‘above your station’?
How do you sell your idea up the food chain, or as Ros Toynbee, director and lead coach of The Career Coach, puts it – ‘influencing without authority’.