The SIMPLEnetworking tip is to have an airtight 30 second pitch. Before you step out for another networking event, practice your elevator pitch. Take time to craft a meaningful and effective message. Market yourself and promote your personal or company brand. Tips include writing down your speech, timing yourself and even audio recording your speech. Being prepared with a strong 30 second pitch elevates your credibility and trust.
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The Champion Networker (Chi Chi Okezie) is a networking, diversity and inclusion influencer known for infusing culture, history, language, arts and entertainment into her company's training and events.