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More Thumbs (or how to keep lingo out of your Elevator Pitch)

December 6, 2023
Elevator Pitch

“They told me to use more thumbs.” Which isn’t fair, because the other players on the court didn’t tell her. They screamed it repeatedly as the volleyball sailed through the air. And my daughter loved it! It’s helps the team communicate efficiently as they’re competing. And it gets me thinking about your Elevator Pitch. Because […]

How to Avoid Being an Overly Aggressive Elevator (Pitch)

October 3, 2023
Elevator Pitch

The elevator loudly rumbles down to the ground floor and the door slowly creaks open. As my daughter and I take a step across the threshold, the suddenly animated and mischievous door emits a high-pitched beep because we are in the way, then jiggles back and forth like it’s itching to crush us. We jump […]

How To Go From Random Reps To A Fitness Plan For Your Elevator Pitch

August 15, 2023
Elevator Pitch

Have you ever been in a hotel fitness center? They always baffled me, because I used to pick a piece of equipment, randomly place the pin at what I considered a non-embarrassing level of resistance, and then half-heartedly try it a few times before taking the same approach on a different piece of equipment. That […]

How to Make Your Message Memorable using Elevator Pitch Landmarks

August 8, 2023
Elevator Pitch

“You seriously turned off GPS?!?!?!” My daughter makes no attempt to hide the disbelief in her voice. It’s the fourth day of driving her to camp and I’ve memorized the route. Almost. It’s a 20 minute drive with only 7 turns, but that middle turn is tricky. So, in a bout of overconfidence, I challenge […]