It’s not unusual to meet a judge in an elevator. In fact, it’s an amazing opportunity to connect with anyone in a short yet focused amount of time. Think about it: an elevator conversation with a stranger usually only lasts about 2 minutes and it makes an otherwise awkward moment into a remarkably pleasant one. What else do you do in an elevator but stare at the numbers lighting up above the door in anticipation of your floor. But, if you’re not prepared for a conversation those could be the longest 2 minutes of silence all weekend. In this episode, Alycia presents a step-by-step process with examples of exactly how to respond when you meet a judge outside of the interview room. The most common place: the hotel elevator. © Alycia Darby Zimnoch 2015 Win A Pageant All Rights Reserved.