Podcast – Andrew Winig on How to Answer “What Do You Do” in 30 Seconds

In this episode of Business Breakthrough Thursdays, host Dave Fionda speaks with Elevator Pitch Coach Andrew Winig about those crucial 30 seconds you get to introduce yourself to someone new. If you’ve ever struggled with what to say in that tiny “elevator pitch” window, this is the podcast episode to listen to.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How getting “pigeonholed” or “typecast” might actually be a good thing
  • What the biggest mistake in networking you can make
  • How to be remembered as a “great conversationalist” without actually talking much
  • What the goal of your first conversation should be
  • How to break through the noise

Andy draws on improv, sales and even his dating experience to share wonderful insights into networking dynamics and the principles of successful pitches.

As an entrepreneur and business owner, Andy discovered that business networking success starts with an effective 30-Second Elevator pitch. His proven 3-Step Elevator Pitch Coaching Process is based on his 10 year journey from cold call to referral salesman. Andy’s mission: to help small businesses get better leads from business networking. Andy received a BSCS from Yale University, where he was awarded a magna cum laude and elected to the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society. And of course, he’s a Business Breakthrough Network expert.

Get a list of all our podcasts, find out how you can subscribe, and get the second episode before anyone else, by clicking here. If you think someone would be a great guest on our podcast, click here to make a recommendation. If the person you recommend does come on our Podcast, we will send you a Starbucks

Get Our Expert's Growth, Profitability and Productivity Solutions Delivered Weekly to Your Inbox

Related Articles

Podcast – Dave Fionda on Business Development Skills for Founders

In Episode 7 of Business Breakthrough Thursdays, our regular host Dave Fionda shares his tips on how entrepreneurial CEOs and tech founders can grow and hone their business development skills—even if they’re not good at the “hard sell.” Business development isn’t about selling, he reminds us. It’s about identifying, closing and nurturing the key relationships you need to acquire many customers.

Member Comments