Self-Assessment: Company Story Talk

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Elizabeth A. Powell

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

This note discusses practical considerations when evaluating presentations of an "elevator speech" or "company story" in an MC class environment.

Excerpt

UVA-BC-0241

Feb. 27, 2012

Self-Assessment: company story talk

Reflecting on one's performance is a natural part of learning, one you have probably already practiced after a test in school or a big event at work. Going a bit further and writing about your self-assessments, whether privately in a journal or formally at work, can help you review your performance, gain insights, and decide on next steps for your development. In the context of a management communication course, writing a self-assessment after having delivered a speech such as the Company Story Talk will help you:

· Evaluate your storytelling and “story-listening” skills.

· Set goals for further improvement.

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Keywords: self-assessment

Suggested Citation

Powell, Elizabeth A., Self-Assessment: Company Story Talk. Darden Case No. UVA-BC-0241. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2973901

Elizabeth A. Powell (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States
434-982-2730 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.darden.edu/faculty/Powell.htm

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