Posts Tagged Communications

6 P’s to a Perfect Elevator Pitch

How to Make an Impact in 30 Seconds

6 P’s to a Perfect Elevator PitchThose of us who regularly attend networking meetings often get the opportunity to present ourselves and our businesses in either 30 or 60 second “elevator pitches.” Having both observed and participated in these exercises for years, I’ve accumulated the following practices that will help anyone perfect their pitch.

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Improve Your 5 Minute Presentation

Making a Good Impression with Your 5 Minute Presentation

3 Ways to Improve Your 5 Minute PresentationMany of us attend networking meetings where we routinely give our 30 or 60 second elevator pitches. Occasionally, we have an opportunity to give a 5 minute presentation. Here are 3 ways to reach your audience in those 5 minutes, and one approach to avoid Read More

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Olympic Marketing Lessons: The Hurdles

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Run. Jump. Run. Jump. Yes, hurdling is about speed and form. Run fast and clear the hurdle with perfect form. Do those things repeatedly and you’ll be successful at the hurdles. Right?

Not So Fast

There’s one other element, perhaps the most important one – cadence. A good hurdler will run faster and jump ever more cleanly within a pattern that works for her. The same number of steps between each hurdle. The launch foot in the same place relative to each hurdle. Repetition refined. Deviation invites disaster. Read More

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