Here are the presentations used in the sessions at NTU on Thursday, May 30, 2019:


Logline: What are you working on?

  1. Question

  2. Statistics

  3. Literal - We help X do Y by doing Z. [X=Who, Y=What, Z=How]

  4. Simile - A is like B.

  5. Analogy - A is to B as C is to D.

  6. Metaphor - A is B.

  7. Examples - We blah, blah, blah, such as blah, blah, and blah.


Personal Credibility

  1. Expertise or Specialty

  2. Trustworthiness

  3. In service of others

  4. Enthusiasm

Questions to ask yourself:

  1. What did you like/love about your educational journey?

  2. What projects did you work on that showcased your passion?

  3. What successes are you most proud of having accomplished and why?

  4. What new skills have you learned in the last year or two?

  5. What obstacles have you overcome to get where you are today?

  6. What essential lessons have you learned from some of your mistakes or failures?

  7. What did you gain most from your educational journey?

  8. What professional organizations are you associated with and why?

  9. How do you spend your time outside of university including hobbies, interests, sports, family, and volunteer activities?

  10. In what ways have you or are you making a difference in people's lives?


Accent Reduction Coaching: Scottie


Start With Why - Simon SInek

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Your Why Statement

To [your contribution] so that [your impact].


Presentation from workshop: