Written by: Adrian Sansonetti
In an age where every second counts and attention spans are fleeting, the age-old concept of the elevator pitch is seeing a resurgence in its importance. But what exactly is it?
The Genesis of the Elevator Pitch:
The “elevator pitch” draws its name from a hypothetical scenario: imagine stepping into an elevator with someone influential in your industry, be it a top executive or a potential client. From the time it takes for that elevator to reach its destination, you have an extremely limited window to present an idea or sell your business’s value. That’s roughly 30 seconds – the length of a short elevator ride. Historically, the elevator pitch was a staple among salespeople and startups trying to catch the attention of investors. Today, it’s a tool used by professionals in every industry to communicate efficiently and effectively.
Why is a 30-Second Elevator Pitch Important?:
In today’s fast-paced environment, attention spans are limited. Whether you’re at a networking event, industry conference, or even in a casual setting, being able to succinctly convey the essence of what your CNC machine shop does, and its unique value proposition, can open doors to fruitful opportunities.
Do’s of a Winning Elevator Pitch:
Don’ts of a Winning Elevator Pitch:
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In conclusion, the art of the elevator pitch, rooted in a tradition of seizing opportunity in the briefest of moments, is more critical today than ever before. But it’s not just about what you say – it’s also about being able to back it up. With ProShop ERP, CNC machine shop owners have a powerful tool that can validate their competitive discriminators and help them stand out in a crowded market.