Jeez, I've Got to Brief the Boss!
Having spent a few years of my career briefing Board members, CEOs, and other executives I can attest to the wisdom and information shared by Grant T. Harris. We recommend this article. Dr.D
You can always count on outside circumstances to affect your pitch to a senior leader, so prepare to get your point across under pressure by understanding the interpersonal dynamics at play in advance. What are your boss’s “tells”? How do they engage with the material? Whom do they look to for endorsement? Knowing these things ahead of time will help you react effectively to pushback and pivot when necessary while you are in the room, either in person or virtually.
Complete article: How to Brief a Senior Executive by Grant T. Harris