When someone asks “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?
Business owners, no matter how long they have been in business, are constantly required to sell, not just their businesses but also themselves. As you are probably aware, this type of selling is often referred to as “pitching”, but do you know what is unique about pitching, what makes it challenging, and how to create a compelling pitch?
In this one-hour mini-workshop you will learn:
- What pitching is and what makes it challenging
- The essential elements of a “business” pitch
- How to create and structure your content for maximum impact
- How to deliver your pitch so you to make the best possible impression
Join us for a fun and productive hour and up your pitching game!
Barbara Boldt – Communications Skills Coach & Chief Pitch Polisher
Barbara has been teaching presentation skills for more than 20 years. She learned to teach presentation skills in Europe, where she lived and worked for 19 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 1.5 years, Barbara immersed herself in the world of entrepreneurship in SE Michigan and became an expert in pitch construction and delivery.
Barbara loves to help people express their passion about what they do authentically, professionally and in a way that gets results. Her ability to give honest, constructive feedback with respect and compassion enables her to facilitate real progress in her coachees. Barbara holds a B.A. in Nutrition from the University of Iowa and a M.A. in International Relations from University of the Pacific.