For an artist, talent alone is not enough. You’ve got to get creative, when it comes time to tell your story.
Being creative in your elevator pitch is really about your own personal artistry – in other words, putting YOU into your story. While a great work of art can perhaps speak for itself, any creative endeavor deserves a compelling messsage. No great work of art comes to life without collaboration, influence, exhibition…and an audience.
What’s the shared experience around your greatest creation? The ability to access an audience is the key to making the message matter, for your work.
An audience of one can be all you need, for the most important conversation in your life.
We all have a “most important person”. Perhaps it’s a spouse or partner, or a team leader. Maybe it’s a new customer, or a current customer, who could be your perfect audience. Maybe your most important person is your attorney (and, if so, good luck with everything after you get done reading this post). Making the most out of your next conversation means that you have to recognize your perfect audience. Sometimes you don’t have to look any further than the person right in front of you.
The perfect audience is here, right now: an audience of one.
Important conversations all start with one key element. Here’s the secret to making every audience matter, as you deliver your message. An excerpt from The NEW Elevator Pitch.
Let me ask you a question: Are you a wantrepreneur?
“NO”: How much Power does this word contain?
Sometimes, even our best pitches don’t get the response we want. “NO” is a great teacher. As Michael Neill says in his book Supercoach, making it OK to say “NO” gives us the opportunity to be open to new learning and new information. That is, if we can keep from getting furious about not getting our way.
What exactly is the psychology of the CEO? Executives are a different breed. Do you know how to speak their language?
Are Millennials really effective at leadership?
Here’s a quick story about one Gen Y guy who’s making a difference. Welcome to the story of The Millennial CEO.
They say there’s nothing that can stop an idea whose time has come.
In this time of political and economic uncertainty, you owe it to yourself and your team to get clear on your message. I’m working with Jeffrey Hayzlett to help you do just that, and I wanted to let you know about some new tools that are available to you, right now.
Did you know that selling is dead? That’s right, selling doesn’t work anymore.
The sales pitch has been replaced with something new, a by-product of social media and the current economic climate. Do you know what it is?