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Mother Daughter Gay Pride

Lily had been talking about going to the Gay Pride Parade for weeks – with friends, of course, definitely not with her mother. But then, as so often happens, her flaky, teenage friends bailed at the last minute. There she was, all dressed up and ready to go, 22 minutes before the train to NYC arrived, her dreams of being at the parade dashed.

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09 June 2017 | 6 Comments

Tags: celebrity media training , Civil rights , Executive Speech Coach , Gay Pride , Gay rights , LGBTQ rights , Media Training , public speaking training , Ruth Sherman

How to Develop & Deliver a New Speech (or Me & Michelle Obama)

It is a part of my work that I truly detest... to develop and deliver a new speech. It scares me, frankly, because it's untested. But, I follow my own advice by deciding on a topic, putting it out there and seeing who bites (book the gig & worry about it later). Well, this time I got bitten with an invitation to speak at an event expecting at least 19K attendees which just announced Michelle Obama would keynote.

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05 May 2017 | 2 Comments

Tags: Executive Speech Coach , executive speech training , How to deliver great presentation , how to develop a new speech , investor presentation training , Media Training , public speaking training , Ruth Sherman

How to Present to Investors

Most founders don't know how to present to investors. I've seen it a thousand times... a founder comes up with a great business idea. He or she has managed to get it up and running, and customers are buying. But they've been bootstrapping the business and now need a serious injection of cash to grow and scale. So they put together a deck and start pitching investors. And things don't go well.

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07 April 2017 | 0 Comments

Tags: Executive Speech Coach , executive speech training , How to deliver great presentation , How to present to investors , investor presentation training , Investor presentations , Media Training , Pitching to investors , public speaking training , Ruth Sherman

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