How To Craft Your Elevator Speech with - NO SWEAT!

A Great Elevator Speech is built on Two Words. 1.Elevator: One floor at a time, 2. Speech: It is a Min-Presentation!
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

The Course will Cover.
WHAT is an Elevator Speech and WHY have one.

  • The Two distinct Audiences for your Elevator Speech.
  • The different Elevator Speech Goals for each.
  • Two Words that formed the basis for the Elevator Speech Template.
  • The Eight Floors of the Elevator Speech.
  • Having your Elevator “Stop” and “Skip Floors.”
  • Getting Individuals “Off the Elevator.”
  • HOW to Deliver your Elevator Speech.
  • The Fear of Public Speaking.
    • This is why many dread the Elevator Speech
    • WHY this fear.
    • NUGGETS to Lessen it!

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to not be embarrassed by your elevator speech and wanting to have one where the audience GETS IT!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you will be able to easily tell people Who you are and What you do!

Who is the target audience?

  • If you've ever attended a networking event, social function, or seminar and heard this:
  • We’ve all been there: We’re attending a networking event, social function, or seminar. The leader announces, “Before we get started, let’s go around the room and introduce ourselves. Stand up. Tell us who you are and what you do. Give us your Elevator Speech.”

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: WHAT is an Elevator Speech and WHY have one?

Welcome to "NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!"


Get suggestions and feedback on your Elevator Speech from me and fellow students HERE.

Going Forward, We're going to. . .
6 questions

Do you network?

Do you meet new people?

How do you feel about Your Elevator Speech?

What do you want your new Elevator Speech to accomplish?

Section 2: Developing the Elevator Speech Template
Two Words were the basis for developing my Elevator Speech Template.
What Two Words were the Basis for my Elevator Speech Template and Why?
3 questions
My Ultimate Elevator Speech.
2 questions

That was my Ultimate Elevator Speech. It is the one I deliver in front of groups when we're asked to, "Stand up and tell us Who you are and What you do. Give us your Elevator Speech."

Without viewing the video, again, What do I do?

Section 3: Up the Elevator and Deliverying Your Elevator Speech
The Floors of the Elevator Speech
3 questions

The Floors of the Elevator Speech.


This is where YOU write the Content of each floor of Your Elevator Speech!

Delivery: Non-Verbal
2 questions

What are the components of an Elevator Speech?

Delivery - Verbal
3 questions

What is more important: Delivery or Content?

2 questions

of the Elements of Verbal Communication, the most important is:

Section 4: Taking Your Elevator Speech from Blah to Ah!
Bonus Tips #1
5 questions

Bonus Tips #1

Bonus Tips #2
3 questions

Bonus Tips #2

Section 5: The Fear of Public Speaking and Nuggets to Lessen It
The Fear Of Public Speaking!
4 questions

Fear of Public Speaking

Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking
The "Next Step!"
4 questions

Telling the audience

Section 6: Review and "The Next Step!"

Get suggestions and feedback on your Elevator Speech from me and fellow students HERE.

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Instructor Biography

FRED E. MILLER, Instructor, Speaker, Coach, and Author at Udemy.

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an author, and presentation coach.

His first book, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” is being bought internationally, and has rave reviews on Amazon.

In local media, he has been interviewed on KWMU, Fox 2 News, KSDK, and KMOX.

His Ladue News column, “Talking Points,” is a monthly favorite.

His Mantra is:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

No one ever challenges that statement. Why would they!

His business background includes being the owner, or partner, in five successful business-to-business companies.

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