How to Write a Pitch

Every entrepreneur needs an elevator pitch, and in today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV I’m helping you create one. I’ve won tens of thousands of dollars in cash, in-kind services, and a...


Elevator Pitches Aren’t Just for Entrepreneurs: Why Everyone Needs One

It’s said that any entrepreneur should be able to deliver an engaging and succinct elevator pitch to anyone at anytime. Entrepreneurs hone and hammer their pitches every day with each new person the...


Learn to Pitch Like Mad Men’s Don Draper

You are busy. I am busy. Everybody is. Let me tell you why you should spent the next five minutes reading me. I have pitched to friends, family, investors, partners, consumers, at competitions and ...


Pitching an Idea? Take a Lesson from Taylor Swift

On my way to work the other day, I was flipping through radio stations and I heard some Taylor Swift. As expected, I was about to switch stations. Then I heard it: dubstep. You heard me right — Tayl...


6 Ways To Nail Your First Corporate Pitch

Corporations can be scary. First, they’re described as ‘entities’, which just sounds monolithic and unfriendly. The truth is, corporations need your innovation now more than ever and most wo...


Pitching Part 2: How To Be Confident!

I really like demonstrating through example’s rather than just saying do X and X and you’ll win. I like providing some background. When you tell someone to do something, 50/50 they’...


Stop Pitching! It’s’ NOT Genuine

I’m really sick of these startup pitches. Their businesses are usually miles apart, but listening to their pitches make them sound all the same. It’s so damn generic! “So… how ...


Perfect Pitch: 6 Tips You Can Learn from Student Pitch Competitions

We’ve all seen those embarrassingly bad singers, the ones who’ve never heard of the concept of “perfect pitch.”  They’re off-key for 80% of their performance, and they have a tendency to sh...


Three Tips From a Veteran VC

How to perfect that VC pitch: Start by pitching to someone you know that is intelligent, perhaps from a different field, who can be honest in their feedback and press hard on your plan. This will help...