Elevator Pitch: Tips, consulting & workshops in Berlin & online

Well, what do you offer? Find your Elevator Pitch
Elevator Pitch - Karsten Noack Training & Coaching Berlin

Consulting and workshops for your elevator pitch


Convince, inspire, sell with a clever elevator pitch. Develop your elevator pitch so that you and your offer are convincing.


An elevator pitch can have many faces, but it shouln’t be boring!
Storytelling is one of the proven methods, but there are many other surprising options for your elevator pitching.

Karsten Noack

Elevator pitch workshop


The small talk with the seat neighbor in the airplane, in the coffee break during a congress, in the customer discussion, on network meetings, in interviews, and with investors is a precious opportunity, to draw attention to itself. Whatever you call it, you can pitch!

Unfortunately, many people do not succeed in seizing these opportunities. Very few people are prepared for this and are afterward angry about the missed opportunity. Next time, yes next time… 

And you? Can you describe your offer in a few sentences in such a way that your dream talk partner becomes curious and wants to know more?

In the workshop or the consultation: We develop your elevator pitch step by step and fine-tune it until it unfolds its desired effect.



You learn to present yourself and your offer so compellingly that your message gets a real chance, even on spontaneous occasions. As a result, you will have a concrete elevator pitch for yourself and your offer!

Target group


Women and men from science, business, and politics who want to present themselves and their offers convincingly. I often help freelancers, companies, and start-ups. 



Theory with examples, group work, individual work, role plays, simulations, exchange of experiences, discussion, exercises, feedback, ImproRhetoric™, audio and video recordings.

Training events in Berlin



For effective training, a maximum of SIX SEATS is available in the group training.

Please contact me regarding questions and registration!

** The deadline for early birds shall be the date of receipt of payment, not the application date.


Note: This group training is also available as corporate training. Do you want an even more intense, tailor-made program in which you plan the content and session dates individually with me? I recommend that you book this training program as individual training or coaching. Recommended: at least 8 hours.



The price of the open group training includes a preparatory session (30 minutes) and a subsequent session (30 minutes) by telephone or preferably with video support via the Internet.

Your trainer and travel companion


Originally I worked as a manager in marketing (after technical and commercial studies). For a while I supported start-ups as a management consultant during their foundation, including capital acquisition. For many years I have supported people in presenting themselves and their offers convincingly. A good idea, a product or a service provides the basis, but it also requires the ability to convince other people. Unfortunately, many projects fail or at least lag far behind the possibilities.

Within the framework of the Elevator Pitch workshops I pass on what is important. I do everything I can to ensure that you and your message leave a lasting impression on your conversational partners. Benefit from my experiences in marketing, psychology and communication skills.

Find out more about me in my profile.

Support 1:1


Do you want to get ahead with your Elevator Pitch? The preparation of your elevator pitch is most intensive when I help you 1:1.

You determine the scope. At least a test run with professional feedback. Then you know for yourself what impression you and your elevator pitch make, what works and what you should leave, what improvements I recommend. Why do you only want to get such feedback after your real event? Then it is too late for corrections.

I am happy to accompany you with my experience in marketing, psychology and communication sciences. Such professional support is a good investment. You know best where the effort is worthwhile concerning the expected result. Benefit from the advantage. By the way, this can also be done with meetings over the phone or with video support.


Just ask me personally


Please post any questions that may interest other readers in the comments. Are you looking for professional support?

If you are interested in coaching, training, or consulting, for organizational questions and to make an appointment, you can reach me best via this contact form (It is up to you whether you enter personal data) or by e-mail (mail@karstennoack.com). Otherwise, you may reach me by telephone at +49(0)30 864 213 68 and mobile phone at +49(0)1577 704 53 56 from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 18:00. Most of the time I am in sessions, so please leave a message with your phone number in Germany, then. Please remember to be very specific about the reason for your call. I will call you back as soon as possible. The privacy policy can be found here.

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Preparation of important conversations and negotiations


Communication can be very easy. But often it is not. Sometimes we say things and then later notice from the reaction of our conversation partners that they seem to have spoken to someone completely different. I didn't say that with the best will in the world. - Or did I say that after all?

More or less consciously, conversations are about convincing other people of something - be it a special offer, your personality, a perspective, or a necessity. If this doesn't happen fast enough and above all not exactly to the point and descriptively, the person we are talking to quickly loses interest, and we lose the hoped-for opportunity. — Conversation failed.

You can let me support you in the preparation of your conversations and negotiations (to be on the safe side: no legal advice!). Find out how you and your message are perceived (arguments, body language, language, voice, and much more). I will familiarize you with effective tools and communication strategies. Develop your psychological skills, learn to stay calm, act confidently, remain authentic, and finally convince.

A good start: Professional feedback with recommendations for improvements


How convincing are you and your messages in speeches and presentations? How good are you in the 111+ most important presentation skills? I have been analyzing speeches since 1998. After evaluating 14,375 speeches and presentations, I can tell you very precisely what has which effect on which audience. Let me give you the feedback that will help you get ahead. You will receive essential feedback and recommendations, as well as the impulses you need to convince your audience in concrete situations.

Are you interested? Then you will find here the information on feedback with recommendations for improvements of speeches and presentations.

Frequently asked questions

What is an elevator pitch?

An elevator pitch is a brief way of introducing yourself and your offer and making a connection with someone. It’s called an elevator pitch because it takes roughly the length of an elevator ride.

How long is an elevator pitch?

The time of an elevator pitch depends on how fast the elevator is, when it really happens there. The length depends on how long someone is willing to listen to you and your offer. Maybe 30 or 60 seconds, maybe a bit more.

What makes a good elevator pitch?

A good elevator pitch should last no longer than an elevator ride of 30 seconds, hence the name. It is interesting, unforgettable and succinct. It also needs to explain what makes you or your organization, product or idea unique. Therefore, it makes curious.

What is a common mistake of pitching?

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when pitching is overwhelming your audience with information. This happens very often!

What clients say


Quite an eye-opener, it brings structure to things which most everyone knows and understands and are common sense – now I’m applying it. I gained a lot of insights during the training one-on-one.

Oliver Martin


The trainer Karsten was really good. Now I know a lot more about verbal communication, bodylanguage, listening, the ussage of my voice. And what is even more important; now I know how to use the skills in my business. This course should be required for anyone interested in leading and managing people.

Robert Michaels


The course was excellent. Karsten held the audiences attention and while it was entertaining we learned a lot.

Trisha Williams


I learned more about my own communication skills with this coaching. I will utilize the skills learned to be a better communicator.

Carolyn Ward


I did really enjoy the indivdual training. I gained different perspectives on situations and personal behaviour. The approach was very effective and the knowledge sticks in my mind. Very good.

George Herrmann

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Published: June 1, 2009
Author: Karsten Noack
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