Your Elevator Pitch: Push All the Right Buttons
In this Career Series session, Craig Harrison will show you how to promote yourself, your skills or your startup company in the time it takes to ride an elevator with a stranger.
"What do you do?" Do you have a concise and compelling answer to this question? Communicating your value in a brief statement sounds simple, but isn't as easy as it seems. In today's tough climate, it's more important than ever to stand out!
In this Career Series session, Craig Harrison will show you how to promote yourself, your skills or your startup company in the time it takes to ride an elevator with a stranger. Companies are interested in what you can do for them, so make sure you're sending the right message the right way.
Craig Harrison teaches you how to:
- Attract attention
- Speak the language of benefits and outcomes
- Get asked questions and get remembered
Learn how to:
- Showcase your uniqueness
- Be remembered
- Let your style show
- "Talk to Money" when pitching venture capitalists
This is a fun, interactive session designed to leave you with your elevator speech and experience delivering it. Make your next encounter with a potential hiring manager or investor count!
This is a members only event. If you'd like to learn more about membership or would like to join, please visit our membership page.
Berkeley-based Craig Harrison is a professional speaker, corporate trainer and consultant who makes communication and customer service fun and easy for his clients. A past board member with the National Speakers Association and American Society for Training and Development here in Northern California, Craig has helped thousands showcase their skills and uniqueness through their elevator speeches. Craig has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, interviewed by 60 Minutes and his columns run in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Toastmaster and numerous national magazines and journals. You can learn more about Craig Harrison and Elevator Speeches at www.craigspeaks.com.
12:00pm-2:00pm Brown Bag Session
111 W. Saint John, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Cost (Refreshments included; NOT lunch, please bring your own!)
$10 SDForum Members Only