Women Entrepreneur Bootcamp

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Hey, ladies! Ever look around the room and realize you are the only women sitting around the boardroom table? If you work in the tech world, it happens a lot! I love the “women of tech”; they are smart, strong and determined women (my favourite qualities). But we know that we do not make up 50% of the workforce. I’m …

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Pitch Tip: Eye Contact

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Haven’t thought about eye contact? Think again! We’ve all left that conversation where the person you are speaking with just won’t look you in the eye. It doesn’t necessarily mean that person didn’t want to speak with you, but it certainly didn’t make you feel comfortable. You always want your audience to feel comfortable in your presence and this starts …

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Pitch Perfect: Practice

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  You’ve heard the saying: “Practice Makes Perfect.” Musicians and athletes call it practice, actors and performers call it rehearsal – but either way, people who get in front of an audience on a regular basis always prepare themselves. Practicing before you present is a must, and here are the most effective ways to do it: Practice by Filming Yourself …

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Pitch Perfect: Posture

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          It’s time to stand up straight! Whenever you are presenting, you need to pay attention to your posture. Good posture will assist you with breathing and timing, it will give the appearance of confidence (whether it’s there or not), and it will open up your chest to help you project your voice. For many of …

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