CORE STORY: Get Investors & Markets to Listen. Like You. Do What You Want
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ATTEND THE GAME-CHANGING WORKSHOP THAT HAS CHANGED THE TRAJECTORY OF OVER 800 COMPANIES IN THE PAST MONTHS.
That's the most important question a startup (or any company or even individual) can answer.
Answer it well and be the one remembered.
Funded. Hired. Successful.
IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR INVESTOR DECK OR ELEVATOR PITCH
This is not your conventional pitch deck training. This game-changing model will dramatically change the way you look at presentations, armingyou will the skills and confidence to get your audience to listen, like you, and do what you’d like.
The power of a core story. Strategies used by the most successful companies to move markets and investors to interest, agreement, and decision.
A step-by-step, art-and-science based model to develop and deliver your core story. Being heard above the competitive noise with a message that engages, is clear, compels audiences to listen, and drives them to action. Avoiding the common mistakes that all-too-many companies make and audiences pray you do not.
With results that have transformed over 800 companies in the US and Europe in the last months.
COMMUNICATIONS AT THE CORE OF EVERYTHING YOU DO. PERIOD.
Who you are. Why anyone should listen and care. Be as good talking-about-what-you-do as what-you-do.
Join author, mentor, strategist, catalyst Chuck Goldstone, whose innovative model has helped domestic and global companies and hundreds of startups hone strategies. Find markets. Create vision. Get funding. Get partners. Get into incubators. Become successful.
Don't take our word for it. Check out the testimonials below.
A GANGBUSTER, GAME-CHANGING WORKSHOP
The morning session offers Principles and Insights, Best Practices of world-class firms, and a step-by step Process that will make you better communicating than nearly any startup within miles.
Learn Strategies that have changed the course of hundreds of startups and emerging companies.
Mega-useful Resources and Worksheets that you wish someone told you about sooner.
In the afternoon, it's a hands-on and brains-engaged experience to apply these to your own needs. Harness the science of visual support to use slides, documents, and demos in ways most do not. Learn to deliver, not only content, but confidence and credibility.
You will leave with a game-plan to reach nearly any audience and the tools of the most successful companies in the cosmos.
This workshop will change the way you look at presentations and the way audiences look at you.
Steps to create a story that will encourage them to listen, like you, and do what you want
The art (and science) of persuasion and strategic tools to deliver the right story to each audience
Knowing why investors and markets listen. Why they say yes. Why they don't
Sidestepping fatal mistakes and igniting interest
Two dozen best practices that EVERY startup MUST know
Applying the step-by-step process to real life startup presentations. Putting it all together
Using support and mnemonics to increase clarity, image, and retention
Creating and using slides, documents, visuals, and demos in ways most presenters don’t
Delivering with poise, confidence, credibility: Getting them to trust and like you
Content-outline guides for investment, marketing, and general presentations
How to assure that you will look and sound better than the other-guy
Full Day Part 1/Part 2 $285
Two Half-Day Sessions ** Part 1/Part (separate days) $285
Half Day Only Part 1 Only $149
Two Attendees Same Company $525
Bundled Consult Package: Session PLUS One Hour One-on-One Follow Up Available
** Two Half Day. Register for TWO HALF DAY SESSION for the date of the first class for $295.
Then go back to the main registration page, pick the date for the afternoon session, and register for SECOND DAY. YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE FIRST DATE WITH PAYMENT... OR YOUR AFTERNOON SESSION WILL NOT BE VALID AND WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CANCELLED.
DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT
"The most valuable business workshop I have ever attended."
Deborah Bradley On Line Ranking Expert, Boston SEO Geek
"For those who say, 'I can't think about doing this until I get funding,’ think again. Presenting the right story is precisely what you need to GET funding.”
Seth Bauer Advisor and Mentor
"I thought I had a good pitch, but Chuck’s insights completely transformed the way I pitched — the difference is night and day."
Mike Stanley Founder, TransitX
“Every startup founder and team member participating in an accelerator program should be required to take Chuck’s training."
Howie Hecht Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Startup Advisor
"If it means changing your schedule to attend, do it."
Ernest Lara Executive Director, Richi Social Entrepreneurs by Richi Foundation
"It is by no means simple balancing limited financial resources. I hesitated for months, reluctant to spend a few hundred dollars. I kick myself for not doing this sooner."
Larry Grumer CEO, Energy Harvesters
"This training has been so valuable, I have taken this more than once."
Brian McBride CEO, Island Energy
"I saw results right away. If you are an entrepreneur, you should attend. I guarantee, you will thank me later.”
Akash Mod CEO, Expese
“Chuck, you made me a rock star."
Jerry Shapiro, CEO, Floelle
"Startups came away better prepared to present to and interact with VCs and Angel investment groups... to focus on the essence of what was needed by the listener in order to 'close the sale' efficiently and effectively.”
Adam de Sola Pool, Angel Investor
"Chuck's workshop....was crucial to our acceptance into the E for All Accelerator program."
Bennett Colleen, CEO, Cognate
"A day after our session, took that "new" presentation on its maiden voyage. They said "great presentation." Have you to thank for the inspiration and best practices. Immediate impact for us!"
Andrew Shea, BookingBug
"Founders are so excited by their own Kool-Aide, but many fail because they're too close to it and can't tell the right story to others. Chuck's workshop provides the needed skills to solve that problem."
Ken Accardi, Triple Aim Technologies
"Solidified the importance of the storytelling process …. a unique advantage of being different from the 100's of other pitches investors see on a weekly basis.
Dan Gaffney, SafeWell
"Nothing like this. It changed the direction of my company."
Collin Matthews, Press Foundry
OPTIONAL FOLLOW UP CONSULT-REVIEW
Reserve an hour of follow-up, individualized consulting at a dramatically reduced introductory rate ($225 for a one-hour session, discounted from $290) if reserved as part of this registration.
Cancellation policy. Cancellations are fully refundable up to seven days prior to the event. Otherwise, fees are applicable in full for another session if cancelled prior to the session.