On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes John Livesay, aka “The Pitch Whisperer”, best-selling author, host of The Successful Pitch podcast, and sales keynote speaker.
The Successful Pitch is heard in over 60 countries, and interviews successful thought leaders and entrepreneurs who share their stories so you can have a road map to success. John provides insights on how to make your pitch compelling, clear, and concise.
John shows companies’ sales teams how to turn mundane case studies into compelling case stories so they win more new business. From his award-winning career at Conde Nast, he shares the lessons he learned that turn sales teams into revenue rock stars. His TEDx talk, “Be The Lifeguard of Your Own Life”, has over 1,000,000 views.
Clients love working with John because of his ongoing support after his talk which includes implementing the storytelling skills from his best-selling book and online course “Better Selling Through Storytelling.”
John is a guest lecturer on how to leverage the power of storytelling in sales at multiple universities including the University of Texas at Austin, Pepperdine Graziadio Business school, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his book is now required reading for the UTLA (the University of Texas in LA) course on Entertainment and Media studies.
John speaks about his latest book and the inspiration behind it. He explains the 5, 5, 5 method, great suggestions for pitching to investors, and much more.
You can listen to his podcast at https://johnlivesay.com/john-livesay-podcast/.
John’s latest book “The Sale is in the Tale: 5 Storytelling Secrets to Keep From Drowning in a Sea of Sameness” can be purchased from Amazon and other major booksellers.
Text the word “PITCH” to 66866, and John will send you a free chapter of his book!
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