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Lunch & Learn on Art of Pitching
August 15, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
When someone asks you “what do you do”, do you have a ready, concise response at hand? Are you prepared at a moments notice to explain your idea/product/service in a way that moves people to take action?
Entrepreneurs at all stages have to constantly sell, not just their business but also themselves. This selling is commonly referred to as “pitching”, but do you know exactly what pitching is? And what if I told you that you don’t need just one pitch, you need several!
In this one-hour mini workshop you will learn what pitching is, the different types of pitches, the elements of these different pitches and why pitching is fundamental to your success. You will also have the opportunity to create and deliver a one-sentence pitch about your business.
Join us for a fun and productive lunch hour and up your game!
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Lunches are free for members and paid for non-members.
The presenter: Barbara Boldt – Chief Pitch Polisher
Barbara has been teaching Presentation Skills for almost 20 years. She learned to teach presentation skills in Italy, where she lived and worked for 11 years. During that time she coached hundreds of European managers from a wide range of businesses on how to deliver their messages with clarity and impact. For the past seven years she taught Presentation Skills in English to students in a technical/entrepreneurial Master’s program at the internationally recognized Swiss Federal Technical Institute of Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne Switzerland. She also coached the students in pitching their technical business ideas to panels of judges and investors.
Barbara loves to help people express their passion about what they do authentically, professionally and in a way that gets results. Her gift is her ability to give honest, constructive feedback with respect and compassion. Barbara holds a B.A. in Nutrition from the University of Iowa and a M.A. in International Relations from University of the Pacific.