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Someone has already stolen your idea

It hasn’t happened in quite a while, but at the Pitch Practice meetup, it used to be a fairly regular occurrence: someone would attend, but say nothing until the final call of “ok, who else would like to practice their pitch?” They’d invariably speak up with something like the following:… Keep reading >>>

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How do you know when you are ready to start a new business?

In our parents and perhaps grandparents’ day, we “knew” it was time to start our own business when we had a great idea, or moved to a new town, or just had that gut-level desire to be our own boss. But times have changed. They had a telephone. We have Keep reading >>>

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Pitch Practice Friday May 27

Great session of Pitch Practice today. Thank you to everyone who attended, pitched, learned, networked, and signed up for the Pitch Practice Podcast Launch Team. Will you join us to launch teh Pitch Practice Podcast to #1 on iTunes “New & Noteworthy” category? It’ll be easy! Just subscribe, rate, and … Keep reading >>>

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Defining the problem is very hard

Every week at Pitch Practice, we go through a simple exercise with every pitch. After the entrepreneur delivers his or her pitch, I ask the group the following questions, to see how well the message of the pitch was received:

  1. What is his/her name?
  2. What is the organization name?
  3. What
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Tell us a story

We can draw more than just one point of inspiration from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk and book, “Start with Why”. One of the easiest methods of drawing in your audience to an understanding of you, your business, or your startup is to explain why you are doing what you are … Keep reading >>>