The Pitch Coach

The Pitch Coach

by Catherine Moonan


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If you want to significantly improve your public speaking skills or learn how to conquer your life-long fear The Pitch Coach is here to help! It will help you communicate your message to your target audience successfully. Interviewing a wide range of industry executives on pitching, presenting, interviewing and public speaking, Catherine carefully combines their tips and shares them with her own experience of coaching, combined with the communicative skills she has honed since 2002 when she set up Communication Matters.

Through this book, you will learn the industry ins and outs of public speaking. In The Pitch Coach, Catherine provides you with her unique ‘Perfect Pitch’ workshop, which she has delivered to a wide range of successful entrepreneurs and corporates in Ireland and the UK. It will guide you step-by-step from a blank canvas to a guaranteed positive end result!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910742242
Publisher: Liberties Press
Publication date: 07/15/2016
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Catherine has successfully coached over 500 contestants in her role as the Pitch Coach on RTE’s Dragons’ Den. She is currently the co-host of Good Morning Dublin on Dublin City FM. In 2002 Catherine set up 'Communication Matters', which provides training in Communication and Presentation Skills. She is a graduate of Dublin City University, and holds a Masters Degree in Journalism.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Acknowledgements 9

Foreword 13

Introduction 17

1 Life's a Pitch 21

2 Pitching 'Dragons' Den' to RTÉ 35

3 Pitching: Where Do You Start? 44

4 Is Networking Just Pitching or Vice-Versa? 63

5 Investment Pitching: Government Supports 70

6 Investment Pitching: Accelerator Programmes 89

7 How Do You Access Venture Capital? 103

8 Audience and Content 123

9 Delivery 141

10 Corporate Presentations 157

11 Presenting Yourself for Interview 167

12 Media Interviews 182

13 Public Speaking 194

14 Successful Pitchers 213

15 Catherine's Top Ten Pitch Tips 237

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