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“Remember, the elevator pitch is a pitch, not a conversation,” writes sales expert and OPEN Forum contributor Grant Cardone. “It needs to be hard, fast and loaded with confidence.”
Via OPEN Forum: “How to Sell Your Idea in 20 Seconds”
Check out this interactive visual guide to startups, founders and venture capitalists. It is a phenomenal tool to search and view startups by category or term. The piece was a collaboration between Visually, Accurat, and Ben Willers and is useful for anyone interested in learning more about the startup and entrepreneurial industry.
Critical thinking is difficult to do in large groups. Criticizing in a group setting tends to polarize it, and there are immediate and overriding political considerations of doing so. What’s more, some people hate to speak out in a group, while others thrive on so doing. This guarantees that the group will be led by personalities and personal interests more than it will be by the quality of ideas.