In the article Elevator Speech Do’s and Don’ts by Katharine Hansen, PH D, she covers some simple ideas and techniques about developing Elevator Speeches.

An Elevator Speech is an overview of your experience and lasts only about 30 seconds.  It’s challenging to figure out what you want to say in such a short period of time.   I know it’s difficult for me to sit down and try to highlight my skills and experience in only 30 seconds.

If you have tried or successfully created your own elevator speech, what advice can you offer others on creating their own elevator speech?