“So, tell us about yourself?”
Beverly Landais sets out some easy steps to follow to create that all important first impression.
Making time to formulate a brief self-descriptive speech can make all the difference. Commonly known as a personal elevator pitch, the idea is to talk about yourself in a way that is engaging, memorable, and concise. A persuasive speech should take about 60 seconds, perhaps an elevator ride between several floors, hence the name. The essence of a compelling pitch is to communicate who you are, what you do, how you go about it and why it matters.