Give Me 30 Minutes and I'll Promise You 2 Things:
Your Pitch Will Be Better and You'll Feel Better About Your Pitch!
Are you an executive with a high-stakes presentation on the calendar? Or a founder/CEO with a 𝙘𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙡 𝙧𝙖𝙞𝙨𝙚 on your radar and you have to lead the pitch?
Do you feel excitement AND pressure with a dash of DREAD? That would be normal because most people - even CEOs - fear public speaking.
Are you not sure where to start and feeling stressed, or overwhelmed? Have you googled “Imposter Syndrome?”
Start with 𝙒𝙃𝘼𝙏 – What are you talking about?
Follow with 𝙎𝙊 𝙒𝙃𝘼𝙏 – Why does this matter to your AUDIENCE?
End with 𝙉𝙊𝙒 𝙒𝙃𝘼𝙏 – Be specific about what you want your audience to do.
Like getting an aircraft into the air, the take-off is critical. Your job is to find the 𝙅𝙐𝙄𝘾𝙀 for the audience because they don’t care about anything else.
You need to make it 𝙎𝙏𝙄𝘾𝙆𝙔 with emotional language, metaphor, repetition, and sense words. You need to paint a picture that POPS and CONNECTS viscerally at a human level.
Your goal is to instill FOMO in your audience if they don’t invest or move in your direction.
I’ve coached over 2,000 professionals at seed-round start-ups and Fortune 50s on presentation skills and persuasive communication.
"Super knowledgeable in the science on persuasion and conversations. I would recommend Dan if you are looking for a coach to help you ace your next investor pitch." ~ Archit Anand,
Co-Founder and CEO, Stealth Start-Up.
"Dan has a fantastic talent for listening, observing, and giving you highly constructive feedback that can improve your chances of connecting with the audience. I highly recommend connecting with him."
~ Prasanna Narayan, Founder and CEO GigZter
I bring 30 years of sales, marketing, and fundraising experience and know the language of private equity, energy, climate tech, government, insurance, wealth management, banking, and aerospace.
I'm fiercely in your corner as you approach your high-stakes pitch. There are 𝘿𝙄𝙎𝙋𝙍𝙊𝙋𝙊𝙍𝙏𝙄𝙊𝙉𝘼𝙏𝙀 𝙍𝙀𝙒𝘼𝙍𝘿𝙎 when you get this right. You get funded, and you earn self-respect, and the respect of your team.
I've been around the block, but I remain an optimist. Young at heart, high energy, irreverent humor, and respectful of each person's story and struggle. A natural cheerleader who cares enough to 𝙥𝙪𝙨𝙝 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙗𝙚𝙨𝙩.
We will do this together like a talented quarterback and demanding coach.