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Elevator Speech A Case Study

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Or how I overcame my anxierty of public speeaking

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Elevator Speech A Case Study

  1. 1. YOU WILL PITCH SOMETHING, SOMEDAY, SOMETIME • A JOB INTERVIEW • AN IMPORTANT IDEA OR YOUR COWORKERS • A PERFORMANCE REVIEW • A PROPOSAL – ROMANTIC OR OTHERWISE
  2. 2. A VERY PERSONAL STORY I am the dad of six adult children each of whom has, in their own way, either pitched ideas as elevator speeches or listened to others to further their careers. This will be your story too! Ray III, my oldest, pitches his paleo diet information on line. Adam is a HR executive and hires peoples based on their interview pitches Eric is an important chef in Washington DC who has fed POTUS Lindsay is a teacher in a crowded employment market and secured her last job as a reading specialist on the basis of the first interview. Sean is an actor in NYC and is continually pitching (auditions). His comedy web series, if your are interested, can be found at http://www.foolishgents.com/ It is R rated so be forewarned. My youngest, Ryan…well this is his story
  3. 3. AN IDEA . A COLLEGE “SHARK TANK” COMPETITION. AND A THREE MINUTE PITCH! https://www.indianagazette.com/news/indiana-news/students- invention-helps-addicts-turn-over-new-leaf,20449518/
  4. 4. THE SHARK TANK CONTEST – 3 1/2 MINUTES -LOTS OF PRACTICE – HE NEVER THOUGHT HE COULD DO IT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26sgqQMtu1E
  5. 5. PTICH TO THRILL MILL INVESTORS IN PITTSBURGH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaU8svwCDWE
  6. 6. VIDEO PITCH TO GET INVITED TO ATTEND THE THEIL TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT IN SAN FRANSISCO • BODY LANGUAGE ON CAMERA
  7. 7. AND THEN.. CHANNEL 4 NEWS GREENVILLE SC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Luot1128dto
  8. 8. HE NEVER THOUGHT THIS POSSIBLE! YOU CAN DO THIS IN YOUR OWN WAY TOO! NO REAL SHORT CUTS: PREPARE AND PRACTICE…BODY LANGUAGE REVIEW THIS TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIho2S0ZahI

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