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Presentation Skills

Should I Use an Elevator Pitch? Is There an Alternative?

TED Talk  "The Elevator Speech is Out of Order: Michelle Golden at TEDxCitadelPark"

Takeaway: Focus on connecting and storytelling.
Here are 5
 first questions for networking:

1.) Where do you work?
2.) What inspired you to go into that?
OR How did you end up doing that?
3.) What do you like about what you do?
4.) What was ... like when you started?
5.) How do you approach ... now?

Library Database: ABI/INFORM

Articles from the Web

Google Search for "elevator pitch"

Conducting a Google search for "elevator pitch" will result in many useful articles from college career centers and online business websites.
(You will discover that much of the advice overlaps.)

Google Web Search

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000