While I might not be an expert, I'm certainly no beginner. Over the years I have done quite a lot of pitching. I've won a number of competitions including: 'The Pitch' a UK wide pitching competition, "The EDGE" competition winning £50,000 funding, and raising £150,000 seed funding from angel investors.
After a substantial amount of practising, I thought you might enjoy learning some of my pitching insights.
There is something very Scottish about not wanting to accept help, a stubborn pride that comes from growing up in the wee sunless country. I’ve always thought that coaching was something for people who just can’t handle their own stuff.
Peepshows continual mockery of coaching enforced my ostrich beliefs (when one decides to keep their head in the sand ignoring facts).
It was a pleasure to discover how wrong my preconceptions w...
The chaos of Lahore is overwhelming. People ooze through the crowded streets in a never ending flow of human. I was fortunate to get a birds eye view of the mayhem from the safety of a mosque's minaret.
I found the economic disparity between east and west depressing. The people below were trying so hard to earn enough money to simply exist.
One person caught my eye, an older man who was wandering through the streets with...