In today’s ultra-competitive business work, one pitch can be the difference between becoming the next hot thing by clinching that big client or attracting that well connected investor and just ending up as another start-up failure statistic.
But how exactly should you go about it? How do you introduce yourself? What do you say in the first ten seconds? How do you finish?
In the video below, executive coach and public speaker Kathy McAfee explains how to properly construct an elevator pitch to make the most of each and every second, sharing specific ideas to help you craft and polish a 10-second and a 30-second version of your networking introduction be it for selling your product, pitching an investor or even for your next job interview.