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After You Close the Sale -- Stop!

Don't keep talking just to fill the silence. You'll annoy the client. You'll lose the sale.

SXSW Thought Leaders on Failing Better & Finding Your Way

Couldn't make the conference? Didn't take great notes? Here's our roundup of some of the best tips from thought leaders you'd do well to remember.

The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.

Joanne Cleaver

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.

Joanne Cleaver

The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)

Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.

Carly Okyle

Remarkable Ways to Prepare for a Business Presentation

Consider some of these unconventional techniques for relieving stress and bringing focus before that important summit.

Sonpreet Bhatia

5 Ways to Host Better Meetings

How to run a successful business meeting and ensure you always leave a positive impression.

When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

Coaching someone right before a presentation? Avoid emphasizing the very behaviors to be avoided.

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

Avoid these no-nos to inspire investors' passion. Provide compelling evidence of a potential boost to their bottom line.

Bryant Guffey

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!)

Always have your elevator line ready for an unexpected visitor to your incubator.

Brian Christie