You can’t reach goals that you don’t have. Goal setting is an important practice that should be applied to your pitch. Writing down your goals has been shown to greatly increase the likelihood of achieving them. According to Virginia Tech professor emeritus Dave, people who regularly write down their goals earn nine times as much over their lifetimes as people who don’t. Before you can write down your goals, you need to come up with them. Before you shrug this off by thinking that your only goal is to sell your product, think about why you network with people and what you hope to get out of each interaction.
Here are several examples of goals that might apply to your unique situation:
– Get a sale!
– Setup a phone call
– Setup a meeting
– Referral (ask to be introduced to a contact)
– Give a free trial/session
– Give a…
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