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Thu Mar 1, 2018

The Power of ‘I Don’t Know…’

2018-02-15T20:37:47+00:00

Be comfortable with the unknowns, the 'I Don't Know...'s are powerful and are a great confidence tool. It's ok to not have all the answers and to continue to educate yourself. The power in 'I don't know...' helps you build credibility.

The Power of ‘I Don’t Know…’ 2018-02-15T20:37:47+00:00
Tue Feb 27, 2018

The many levels of an Elevator Pitch

2018-02-08T20:46:34+00:00

We all hate the idea of an elevator pitch. We often think of it as simply a way to start a conversation at a boring, but important networking event or conference. But it can be so much more. The secret to getting value out of articulating your value is to remember that whoever you [...]

The many levels of an Elevator Pitch 2018-02-08T20:46:34+00:00
Thu Feb 22, 2018

Elevator Pitch: Align your pitch with your organization

2018-02-08T20:49:09+00:00

Whether we are the CEO or a junior developer, it is so important to align our messaging with our company’s. That means that you don’t want your elevator pitch to sound out of sync with anything your co-workers or your boss might say about you or your company.  Inconsistency kills credibility.  Making sure how [...]

Elevator Pitch: Align your pitch with your organization 2018-02-08T20:49:09+00:00
Tue Feb 20, 2018

Elevator Pitch: Plan ahead

2018-02-06T11:17:21+00:00

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 [...]

Elevator Pitch: Plan ahead 2018-02-06T11:17:21+00:00
Fri Feb 16, 2018

Too Much Information

2018-02-15T20:39:35+00:00

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.

Too Much Information 2018-02-15T20:39:35+00:00
Tue Feb 13, 2018

Your Elevator Pitch:  Stop Selling. Start Solving.

2018-02-07T21:20:14+00:00

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 [...]

Your Elevator Pitch:  Stop Selling. Start Solving. 2018-02-07T21:20:14+00:00
Thu Feb 8, 2018

Visibility

2018-02-07T21:25:02+00:00

Visibility is about getting noticed not just about being seen. Speaking up and showing up is incredibly important to be and stay visible.

Visibility 2018-02-07T21:25:02+00:00
Thu Feb 1, 2018

Becoming A Leader – Be Authentic

2018-01-31T13:51:25+00:00

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 [...]

Becoming A Leader – Be Authentic 2018-01-31T13:51:25+00:00