Ep#6 | Powerful Pitching Hints in 20 minutes
Entrepreneurship meets Speaking = Pitching
Monique Blokzyl is the founder of the Business Launch Portal, helping entrepreneurs to build scalable businesses, so they stop selling their time, earn a 6-figure income and more, and have a bigger impact. Monique is also an awarded international speaker, trainer, coach and published author. She’s won the Public Speaking Toastmasters competition twice on the European level and has shared the stage with top entrepreneurs, motivational speakers and political leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk, Sheryl Roush, former US foreign minister John Kerry, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, former European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, and many others.
Her weekly Business Launch Radio show regularly attracts thousands of listeners in more than 60 countries. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Monique worked for almost 15 years in different international leadership positions in Marketing and Change Management. Here she learned how many employees, from support staff to top managers, do not live a fulfilled life as they have not chosen their work out of passion. It became her mission to help people realize their business dream, so they speak up, scale up and make a bigger impact.
Be passionate to be good.
In this episode Monique discussed the most common mistakes that entrepreneurs make and some key points on what best to do:
Why too much self-pitching, could harm you.
Tricks to engage with your audience, making them want more
The difference between selling the WHAT or the WHY
The real magic trick to inspire people to buy-in