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The problem with powerpoint

The Problem with PowerPoint presentations

September 13, 2010

Over the years of coaching senior people with their presentations to staff, to clients, to conferences and to shareholders, we have seen the same mistakes being made again and again. (By the way, when I talk about PowerPoint, I mean any similar software programme)...

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Tips for better hedge funds investor pitches

June 9, 2010

A short overview to help you create better hedge funds investor pitches.     [caption id="attachment_883" align="alignnone" width="200"] Better Investor Pitches for Hedge Funds[/caption] If you want to improve your hedge fund investor pitch:   This booklet includes these five essential tests for your hedge...

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Pitching to investors – the most common mistakes made by hedge funds

June 3, 2010

Many hedge funds could be better at pitching to investors. From our work, helping teams pitch and persuade more effectively, we have identified the five  most common investment pitching mistakes: 1. Not understanding the investor. Too many people go out with a generic presentation...

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Pitching for new business – where to start?

May 26, 2010

We spend a lot of time helping clients pitch for new business.  This can be business from new clients or from existing clients.  Interestingly, many people make the same basic mistake when pitching. The maddening thing is, this mistake is obvious. What is this...

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The election has changed the rules of media interviews

May 26, 2010

For the last 13 years we have got used to a certain type of media interview.  The interviewer is aggressive and the interviewee is trying to get their points across, often without any true conversation. Listening to Ed Miliband on the Andrew Marr show last week...

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Review our top coaching, advice and training programmes. All these are in-house and tailored coaching programmes. (Not ‘open’ training courses.)

1. Improve Your Investor Pitch

2. Public Speaking Coaching

3. Presentation Coaching

4. Media Training

All can be run as 1:1 or small group training in-house, or via Skype.
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