There is no ONE elevator pitch which covers all situations. That is because while the value you bring to your clients doesn’t change, how each audience sees your value is different. You may be in a room full of prospects or you may be in a room full of influencers. How you articulate your [...]
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When we feel uncertain and our confidence is not at its best, we overcompensate by giving too much information. Don't give the listener too much information, edit your presentation down so that it does not undermine your pitch.
This month I am focusing on elevator pitches, but the truth is that the fundamentals of all pitches, elevator, sales, investor, are the same. The purpose of any pitch is simply about getting more time. The challenge with this is that we often focus what little time we are given on what we do [...]
Visibility is about getting noticed not just about being seen. Speaking up and showing up is incredibly important to be and stay visible.
Leadership is about the soft skills, the communication and building and maintaining the relationships with your team. Get to know your team so you can empower them to grow. Your management style doesn't matter its how your team needs to be led. Be authentic and be a coach who gives real time feedback to [...]
There are many moving parts when an organization brings on a new hire at any level. There are papers to fill out, employee manuals to sign and quick tours of the offices. However, while new hires are introduced to their direct boss, their immediate peers and maybe the IT guy, beyond those they work [...]
How do you remain current and not plateau in your role? Staying fresh and getting noticed can be as simple as having a different type of conversation or being in a different room. Do something minimally different to stay relevant and fresh and be noticed.
Instead of just another social with beer and board games, you might consider hosting a more intentional and ultimately more valuable event for your teams. Try a ‘Speed Dating’ event. A ‘speed dating’ event gives employees the opportunity to not only meet peers but people in other departments and at other levels within the [...]