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David Andrusia draws on his varied experiences - in marketing, as an executive, and as a career consultant - to teach you to create and deliver the perfect pitch, in person or on paper. Cleverly and clearly written, this book provides plenty of winning pitches from real-life employees and prospective employees. It includes ample insights into getting your next job, winning a promotion, or obtaining approval for your idea. It shows you how to get what you want by meeting the needs of those hearing your pitch. getAbstract highly recommends this book to people in business at every level. After all, everybody has to pitch something to someone nearly every day.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why assertiveness is a critical element to the perfect pitch;
  • Which seven steps you should follow to achieve results from your pitch; and
  • How to pitch yourself and your experience to potential employers.
 

About the Author

David Andrusia is a career consultant who has held executive posts at Revlon, Swatch USA, and New Line Cinema, where he was head of marketing for the home video group. A graduate of Columbia University and the Sorbonne, he earned his master’s degree at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and studied marketing at the Wharton School. He now helps his clients "get the jobs of their dreams." He lives in Los Angeles and New York.

 

Summary

What is a Pitch and Why Do I Need One?
When you believe in yourself, you have a greater chance of achieving your dreams. That belief inspires you to show the world, in creative ways, what you have to offer. It’s also the foundation for the perfect pitch - to bosses, managers, or anyone...

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