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How to crush an elevator pitch during covid – LOB 095




Chris Sale delivers a first pitch strike

A pitcher wants to start the game with a first pitch strike. A first pitch in business – an elevator pitch – has been no different. But now…it is different. The Language of Business looks at how covid-19 has affected first pitches.

Host Greg Stoller talks with Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College about her new book, First Pitch, that can help you crush it.


Host Greg Stoller


Debi Kleiman, First Pitch

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Your elevator pitch…did you test it first? – LOB 057



You’ve got an elevator pitch. Before you step in that elevator, make sure your pitch is on point. By testing it. There are often cultural gaps in business communication, but there are experts who can help you bridge those gaps. And how would you rate your listening skills?

In this episode, The Language of Business takes a deep dive into business communication. Host Greg Stoller talks with Bill Kenney, CEO of Test My Pitch and MEETroi.com; Marjorie Whittaker, Founder of The Whittaker Group; Melanie Calzetti-Spahr, of Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative.