Considering you tell stories for a living, you kinda stink at telling your own. Today, I find myself spending significant time coaching media rock stars and execs on how to construct and deliver an one-minute personal intro. Why?
Think about it. When's the last time YOU were interviewed? You know what's happening? First you're going to be "thin sliced" and then you get 60 secs to tell your story.
The three second 'thin slicing' is how scientists define your first impression. It's all image - clothes, hair, posture, but most importantly, your facial impression.
CHECK IT OUT: The 8 things people decide in their 3 second thin slice of you:
Now, the one minute intro ......
"Hi Susan, my name is Mike McNamara and I'm a C-Suite executive with 20 years experience in six different industries. I excel at breaking down really complex ideas and strategies into actionable piece and communicating them from the backroom to the boardroom. Today, I'm entertaining opportunities for career and talent management engagements, executive coaching, and consultation in corporate growth strategies."
See the 3 pieces? 1) who you are 2) what you do 3) where you're headed.
Check out this article about crafting your own: https://lnkd.in/e7454ec