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How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

6 Things Successful TEDx Speakers Do to Crush Any Speaking Gig

Public speaking takes more effort than most people are willing to put out..<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>TEDx</i> is the holy grail of public speaking. A chance to finally get your story, your message, and your voice in front of tens of thousands of people. …

Public Speaking

How to Write and Structure a Persuasive Speech

The purpose of a persuasive speech is to convince your audience to agree with an idea or opinion that you put forth. First, you'll need to select a …

13 Things to Include in Your Powerpoint Presentation

To help make your next investor meeting a success, 13 entrepreneurs share what you need to include in your next PowerPoint presentation.<p>When putting …

Infographics

The world champion of public speaking says you should ask yourself 3 questions before giving any presentation

Whether you're about to give a TED Talk to 1,200 people or take 15 of your colleagues through a PowerPoint slideshow, there are three questions you need to ask yourself, according to Manoj Vasudevan, the 2017 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking.<p>Vasudevan, an Indian …

The 1 (And Only) Thing You Need To Do To Nail Your Presentation Every Single Time

Sometimes the answers to vexing questions are so blindingly obvious, we completely skip over them. Here's one that's worth repeating.<p>I work with many public speakers who ask me varying forms of the same question: how can I get over my anxiety of public speaking? My answer is always the same: "At …

Public Speaking

Stress doesn't have to be a killer — here's how to use it to your advantage

Brad Stulberg, coauthor of "Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success," explains how looking at stressful situations as challenges rather than threats can help you perform better. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>So stress, in a very</i> …

Run Your Own Conference to Scale Your Company This Fall

Events are a big investment of time and money but the potential rewards are worth it.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting your brand noticed and building credibility as a thought leader in your industry takes more than having a blog and social media …

Marketing

Why Webinars Are My Content Marketing Ace

As a content marketer for a B2B software company, I work on a wide variety of content types: white papers, web pages, presentations, videos and …

Marketing

Growing a Model for Leadership

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. For a fast-growing company like …

A 5-Step Plan to Create Stellar Thought Leadership

AlexanderStein / Pixabay<p>With the rise of content marketing, thought leadership has become increasingly popular, especially in technology and …

Marketing

Why Silicon Valley Should Bring Unsexy Back

Neckties embedded with QR codes. Pants that make drum noises. “Uber for medical marijuana.” These are just a few of the goofy startup ideas that have cropped up in Silicon Valley in recent years.<p>I can’t be the only one who’s disappointed with this. The Valley is the birthplace of game-changing …

Silicon Valley

Watch Clips from an Audio-Reactive Generative Visual Set

Berlin-based motion graphics and fashion designer Margo Kudrina recently created darkly psychedelic generative visuals for the electronic act Nativizm.<p>When it comes to generative art or real-time visuals, there's an intriguing collaborative harmony between humans and machines. One sets the …

Design for Action

Publication Date: <b>September 01, 2015</b><p>Ever since it became clear that smart design led to the success of many products, companies have been employing it in other areas, from customer experiences, to strategy, to business ecosystems. But as design is used in increasingly complex contexts, a new hurdle …

UX Design

This Mad Scientist Will Clone 100,000 Cows

This year, a Chinese company plans to open a massive factory to clone 100,000 cows. Just how far will this mass reproductive technology go?<p>Two …