• Rowena Morais

What's Your Elevator Pitch?

Updated: Jun 1

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The excitement mounts as you walk into a lavish banquet hall at this conference that you’ve been looking forward to attending. There is a decent crowd and people are milling near the coffee station. You feel the butterflies in your stomach but you take a few steps forward anyway.

Someone walks over to you, looking bubbly and enthusiastic. She extends her arm in a warm, vigorous handshake, “Hello, Amy here, how are you?” She seems genuinely interested and curious about you. You exchange details and then, the dreaded question, “So, what is it that you do?”

  • Do you have an answer that just rolls off the tongue?

  • Have you thought about the best way to put yourself forward?