Ditch the Pitch

You’re at a networking event. One by one everyone stands up and gives their elevator pitch. They’re going around the room, table by table. Pretty soon it’s your turn. Your heart starts beating fast. You break out in a sweat. You have one shot to let everyone in the room hear your pitch. What are [...]

Ditch the Pitch 2016-12-01T14:55:19+00:00

How to Give an Elevator Speech

Serendipity: The faculty of happening upon fortunate discoveries when not in search of them. I love the moments that take me completely by surprise. When I expect one thing and find another. The other day I received a call from a woman named Cathy… “Hi Ellen, I read your article in the local business journal [...]

How to Give an Elevator Speech 2017-04-05T16:52:23+00:00

Overcoming Sales Phobia

This exercise will make you aware of sabotaging, “sales-phobic” thoughts and actions in your company and help you increase your sales appreciation. Recall purchases that made you happy. Realize the connection between sales and world peace. Good sales are good trading practices. Good sales allow you to focus your energies on your skills and talents, [...]

Overcoming Sales Phobia 2014-11-05T15:26:32+00:00