For some, the term “elevator speech” may bring up thoughts of pushy salespeople making their pitch.
In fact, an elevator speech can be a useful tool to help leaders and managers explain organizational change or other issues to their teams. An elevator speech provides a short “script” to get the conversation started about what is changing and why. As a result, it’s an essential component of a communication toolkit.
To make an elevator speech “stick,” it needs to focus on the information employees really need to know.