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5 Tips to Sharpen Your Pitch for Funding

Chitra Nawbatt | Posted 01.12.2013 | Small Business
Chitra Nawbatt

The nature, extent, scope and tone of the pitch have numerous permutations and combinations depending on the scenario.

Why Women Can't Get Away From 'Soft' News

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women

A recent study by the Op-Ed Project found that while women wrote half or more of the editorials last year on gender, family, and style, their share of...

How Much Is a 'Million Dollar Arm, But a 10 Cent Head' Worth Now?

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports
Ben Berkon

For those who didn't know, it's the 22 year anniversary of the film Bull Durham. The movie is a fan favorite for a variety of reasons.

Foot Supports in Baseball Cleats Are the Keys to Staying Balanced

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 03.11.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Spring is just around the corner and all the high school and college teams are getting ready to put on their cleats and play Americas favorite pastime, baseball, once again.

The Three Cs Of Startup Pitching

Patrick FitzGerald | Posted 03.11.2012 | Small Business
Patrick FitzGerald

The best entrepreneurs know that pushing for clear, concise messaging will help shape a uniform investor pitch, a magnetic brand, lucid selling points for the media, and if you're lucky, maybe your mom will actually understand what it is that you do for a living.

Serial Entrepreneur Carol Realini Shares Tips for Raising Venture Capital

Angie Chang | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Angie Chang

Carol's Law of "10-5-3-1" is her tried-and-true method to manage your venture capital pipeline.

Dear Entrepreneur, Avoid First-Impression Mistakes

Anthony Tjan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anthony Tjan

If people prepped as much for an important business meeting as they did for a first date, there would be a lot more business success stories.

Tom Willis, No-Armed Pitcher, Makes Pro Baseball Tour

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Tom Willis is proud to say that, unlike some honorees whose first pitch bounces its way to the catcher, his throws usually go the entire 60-foot-6-inc...

Wilson Delivered for the Giants. Do You Deliver When It's the Bottom Of the 9th?

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

If you're not a baseball fan you may not know who Brian Wilson is. He is a relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants and, as a "closer", his job is...

Beanball Anniversary

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The beanball has flourished in baseball ever since pitchers were first allowed to throw overhand in the late 1880s. In an effort to keep batters "unsettled," pitchers would throw inside; if the batter was hit, the benefits outweighed the costs.

The Language of Venture Capital

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michele Colucci

I've started to familiarize myself with the terminology necessary to operate in this world of building a business. I realized that women in particular are very disadvantaged by not knowing this language.

The Entrepreneur's Number One Frustration

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

Ok, so you've finally decided to flex your entrepreneurial muscles and lo and behold, you invent the better mousetrap. Unfortunately you don't have the money to market or promote your new device.

Injuries Occur When Kids Are too Active in Sports

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

I advocate for our kids to become more balanced. Stressful organized sports take away from family time, and the experience no longer remains a simple and pleasurable experience.

Dead Arms in Pitchers

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Dead Arm Syndrome can be related to any of the bones or soft tissues in the shoulder joint, but it usually involves the rotator cuff tendons or the labrum.

The Dodgers Needed a Testosterone Shot and Got One

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

What a charade the whole "retaliation pitch" situation was in game three of the National League Championship Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Los Angeles Dodgers.