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5 Ways to Host Better Meetings
Leadership

5 Ways to Host Better Meetings

How to run a successful business meeting and ensure you always leave a positive impression.
Jacqueline Whitmore
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When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up
Failure

When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

Coaching someone right before a presentation? Avoid emphasizing the very behaviors to be avoided.
Martin Turner and Jamie Barker
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11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time
VC Funding

11 Things You're Probably Too Polite to Tell the VC Who Wasted Your Time

There is nothing like a few meetings with insincere, boastful investors to encourage your embrace of the lean startup strategy.
Gabe Lozano
7 Taboos of Business Pitching
Pitches

7 Taboos of Business Pitching

Avoid these no-nos to inspire investors' passion. Provide compelling evidence of a potential boost to their bottom line.
Bryant Guffey
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Murphy's Law (Or Worse) Can Derail Your Business Pitch. Anticipate the Unexpected.
Pitches

Murphy's Law (Or Worse) Can Derail Your Business Pitch. Anticipate the Unexpected.

It's not always possible to bring a valued partner along to a presentation but it can better the odds at success.
Sam Bahreini
What the President Taught Me About Pitching (Yes, That President!)
Business Pitches

What the President Taught Me About Pitching (Yes, That President!)

Always have your elevator line ready for an unexpected visitor to your incubator.
Brian Christie
Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds
Pitching

Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds

If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board.
Carmine Gallo
The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board?
Business Pitches

The Art of Business Pitching Has Changed. Are You on Board?

Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Early sales figures speak strongly to investors.
Tim Berry
This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch
Pitching investors

This VC Powerhouse Doesn't Want to Hear Your Elevator Pitch

No matter how smart you are or how great you startup idea is, one big investor says the elevator-style pitch doesn't work. Here's why.
Kate Rogers
A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You
Marketing

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
Stephen Key
3 Tricks to Building Value When You Sell
Marketing

3 Tricks to Building Value When You Sell

If you want to set yourself up for failure, pitch features. If you want to be successful, focus on the end outcome.
Marc Wayshak
6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction
Growth Strategies

6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch
Finance

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

The very fact that investors are in front of you means they're interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
Lisa Calhoun
Billionaire Reid Hoffman Reveals LinkedIn's 2004 Pitch Deck Along With Invaluable Startup Advice
Finance

Billionaire Reid Hoffman Reveals LinkedIn's 2004 Pitch Deck Along With Invaluable Startup Advice

The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors.
Alyson Shontell