The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
About This Show
The Successful Pitch interviews successful startups who share their secrets in raising funding, as well as investors who share their criteria, so that you become an insider into the world of getting funded. Join your host, author and funding strategist John Livesay as he provides insights on how to make your pitch compelling, easy to understand and inspiring. You will learn the 5 Cs needed to get funded fast: Confidence, Connection, Commitment, Collaboration and Check List. You can download the FREE PDF "3 Mistakes To Avoid When Pitching" at sellingsecretsforfunding.com.
Most Recent Episode
How To Turn Trash Into Gold, Kurt Theobald | TSP078
5 days ago
Episode Summary Kurt Theobald is the CEO of Classy Llama, a full-service ecommerce agency. He has failed countless times, but has always gotten back up to try again. Failure doesn't define you and the journey to entrepreneurship is often a journey of self-discovery as well. Kurt discusses company culture, the importance of people, and so much more on this episode! What Was Covered 04:00 - What has Kurt learned from his failures? 05:05 - What is a cool thing vs. an uncool thing when it comes to finding your business niche? 07:45 - What makes Classy Llama so successful? 09:45 - Failure doesn't define you. 11:30 - You don't have to know everything, you just have to be willing to learn and let others teach you. 13:45 - You have to figure out how to be happy during your journey as a struggling entrepreneur. 15:15 - What does Kurt mean by 'soft skills'? 16:45 - You need to set expectations early on for your team. 17:40 - What makes Classy Llama's culture so unique? 21:20 - Kurt loves working with millennials because they thrive on authenticity and being independent. 27:40 - Who are Nucleus and Classy Llama's ideal clients? 29:10 - Kurt recommends two books: Good to Great and Finding Truth At the Bottom. Tweetables Failure to plan is planning to fail. Success happens when it's ready, you just gotta keep moving. Be careful who you take wisdom and money from. Become a vessel of success.