Everybody has to sell ideas once in a while. Now, how do you go about selling your idea? Selling in such a way that it will get accepted by all and you will – if all goes well – laugh your way to the bank.

Before we move forward you should know that it takes less than three minutes to either tune-out or get hooked to the idea. This means you have less than 3 minutes to make an impact and then carry forward.

Here are twenty rules to follow while trying to sell your ideas to your boss, associates, partners etc.