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Presentation Thinking

29 EpisodesProduced by GhostRanch CommunicationsWebsite

Mikey and his presentation pals in and out of GhostRanch Communications have officially embarked upon a quest to become better storytellers. As we dive into this journey, tugging every thread to step up our presentation game along the way, we will be sharing our findings, right here on this special … read more

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#5. We Break Down Canva's How I Built This Episode

I know, it would be cooler if we had actually interviewed Canva co-founder and CEO, Melanie Perkins, for this episode. But for now, we're just going to listen to someone else's interview and talk about it. Besides, Guy Raz is pretty decent at what he does. So, this is where we are in our storytelling rabbit hole so far, we are taking in a whole ton of content and trying to figure out what it all means. This week, we listened to an amazing episode of How I Built This featuring Melanie Perkins, from back in 2019, who paints a colorful picture of her journey pitching (and pitching and pitching...) her new concept for desktop publishing, Canva, to a whole lot of investors back around 2012. Bethany and I break down what we took away from Melanie's stories and discuss some takeaways that we hope we can apply to our own approaches to pitching.

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