How The 'Elevator Speech' Is Gaining Traction Among Scientists

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If you’re trying to get ahead in your career, or just sell an idea, you've probably been told to craft an “elevator speech” — a clear, brief message about yourself and your work, a tiny talk you’ve memorized for interviews, meetings or that chance encounter in the elevator with your company’s president.

Entrepreneurs have been doing this forever, but as Carrie Feibel from Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media found, the idea is finding popularity among scientists.

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Carrie Feibel, health and science reporter for Houston Public Media. She tweets @carriefeibel.

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