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The Social Gathering: Networking Breakfast for Nonprofit Professionals

The Social Gathering: Networking Breakfast for Nonprofit Professionals is an annual networking breakfast for grassroots nonprofit professionals who are doing great work in the communities they serve. 53 more words


Post #PitMad Post

It was rough out there this time around. A couple of vanity presses got my hopes up, but there were no real bites. No big deal. 155 more words



Queries, synopses, outlines, comp titles, elevator pitches.


Here we go again. Tomorrow is #PitMad, arguably the biggest Twitter pitch war there is. I haven’t blogged this last week because I’ve been working on making those 2 sentences as perfect as possible. 24 more words


Perfecting your Elevator Pitch

Your elevator pitch is a brief description of your product or service, usually 30-60 seconds long, the time it takes you to ride the elevator with someone new.  518 more words

How To Network

The interview: Tell me about yourself

One of my favourite interview questions is:

“So… Tell me about yourself?”

I like this question, not because it’s particular good or useful but because it’s so vague that without prior thought and preparation it’s sure to go wrong.

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Sometimes, people surprise you

Did an exercise to teach folks the value of an “elevator pitch” and how to construct one.  This guy knocked it out of the park.   34 more words

My Elevator Pitch

26-year old Londoner. Born in the winter, bred in the tropics, and made for the city.

I’ve created ‘Filed Under Miscellaneous’ to share what I enjoy the most, which is a lot of things that can’t be filed under one category. 25 more words