How One of Silicon Valley’s Top Pitch Experts, John Livesay, Gets Start-Ups Millions but Got Fired from the Same Company Twice

 

In today’s episode you’ll hear from corporate sales super star, mediapreneur, and master of the pitch, John Livesay.

John is a funding strategist for tech CEOs to craft a compelling pitch to inspire investors to join their team. He hosts a podcast, The Successful Pitch, where he interviews investors and successful startups who share their stories of what it takes to get funded. He is also a pitch mentor for StartFast.net, one of the top accelerators in New York. He also sits on the advisory board of numerous startups.

He won the 2012 Conde Nast salesperson of the year for the entire company of over 400 global sales people across 23 brands like W, GQ, Vanity Fair, and Wired. He is also the author of The Seven Most Powerful Selling Secrets, which has been translated into Spanish and Russian. He lives out in sunny Los Angeles and you are going to hear about how he was fired from the same company twice despite the fact that he…

 

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In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How John was fired from the same company twice, despite the fact that he was #1 in the company
  • Why the attitude he took with each comeback was so important
  • What motivated him to write his book
  • The best way to sell yourself to an investor
  • John’s best tips for pitching prospects, investors and clients

 

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Links mentioned in this episode:

SellingSecretsForFunding.com

The Successful Pitch Podcast

The Successful Pitch on You Tube

StartFast.net

The Seven Most Powerful Selling Secrets

How to Be a Power Connector

 

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