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We have been transforming business and financial presentations & pitches for 10+ years. Clients get advice, coaching and training to help them achieve their business objectives. They tell us we stand out because they get expert advice, practical help and fast results.

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How do you answer tough investor questions? 10 tips from the experts

June 7, 2017

What’s the most daunting part of speaking to investors? For many, it’s answering investor questions. It’s tricky to prepare for, as you don’t know exactly what they’ll ask. And, different investors approach questioning in many different ways. So how do the most successful fundraising...

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Five simple spoken language tricks to improve your talks and presentations

April 26, 2017

Spoken language is the most powerful communication tool we possess. Unfortunately, many of us use it like amateurs. While we may all have worked away at our written English, few of us learn how to craft outstanding spoken language. Using just a few simple...

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The Slide-Led Presentation is Dead: Long Live the Message-Led Presentation

April 26, 2017

We’ve all experienced Death by PowerPoint - it’s one of the most unattractive aspects of business today. As advertising legend David Ogilvy famously observed, “most people use PowerPoint like a drunk uses a lamppost – for support rather than illumination.” It’s almost as if...

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Fundraising presentations: a survive and thrive guide for talking to investors

April 21, 2017

Fundraising presentations are hard work. You're bombarded with challenging questions from investors, worn out by long days, and struggling to keep on top of your day job at the same time. They’re also difficult to get right. There is a world of difference between...

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Make Your Investment Pitch More Memorable – Six Simple Tips

March 29, 2017

How do you make your investment pitch more memorable? It's a real challenge these days. Investors have more opportunities than ever to invest. So if you are pitching to investors, it's much harder to stand out. One essential strategy you want to deploy when pitching...

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