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5 Biggest Mistakes of the Entrepreneur’s Pitch

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Any investor or venture capitalist quickly learns what to look for as he or she considers making an investment. After one sees a batch of deals, pattern recognition takes over. Investors are looking for big returns and want to hear about ideas but also want to know that the entrepreneur is not naive when it comes to […]

2 Required Elements of an Elevator Pitch

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A little boy rang the doorbell and asked if he could give me his elevator pitch about why I should support his basketball team.  Yes, elevator pitches are still all the rage and not about to go away. The concept probably started in Silicon Valley, which is ironic, since most of the buildings in Silicon Valley […]

Is Dining Out for Lunch Dead?

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The next time the office reeks of those reheated burritos and the leftover chicken chow mien, don’t just complain that you can’t work under smelly conditions, say a prayer for the restaurant business.  The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets are reporting that the U.S. restaurant industry is in big trouble.  And the reason can be […]