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School of Hard Knocks repeated on Pick TV

 

For those who don’t have Sky Sports, the exciting final episode of SOHK is repeated on PICK TV which is Channel 11 on Freeview.

"This series follows a squad recruited in Tottenham, north London, as they learn the skills of rugby and benefits of working as a team. As well as rugby and fitness training with rugby legends Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell, there are motivational psychology sessions with Paul Boross. 

School of Hard Knocks

School of Hard Knocks

Sky Sports 1HD

17th April, 10pm

MIP Liveblog: The Pitch Doctor coaches Producers on attitude, nerves & inner voice

I was speaking in Cannes at MIP - the biggest television festival in the world. I opened The Producers Hub with my guide to practical pitching which the people at MIP have written up into a very nice blog entry that captures the essence of what I shared with them.

Read the MIP blog at:

http://blog.mipworld.com/2012/04/liveblog-the-pitch-doctor-coaches-producers-on-attitude-nerves-inner-voice/

The Pocket Pitching Bible

My new book, The Pocket Pitching Bible, is only days away now, and I'm very excited because I've been getting such good feedback on the original, 'The Pitching Bible'.

I wanted to release a pocket version of the book which you can carry easily in your pocket or briefcase for those all important last minute preparations. It's packed full of checklists and exercises and it doesn't have all the depth of The Pitching Bible, so it really is what it says, a companion guide.

Another Q&A for Real Business Magazine

http://realbusiness.co.uk/advice_and_guides/ask-the-pitch-doctor-how-do-i-impress-the-board

Ask The Pitch Doctor: How do I impress the board?

Q: I’ve recently started my own consultancy business. A customer has asked me to put a pitch together for their board. I'm terrified! How can I make sure I wow them?

A: Firstly, congratulations. It’s an interesting time to start a service business.

What’s your biggest challenge as a producer?

I've written a blog post for MIP where I'll be running a workshop on 1st April.

Here's the link:

http://blog.mipworld.com/2012/03/paul-boross-practical-pitching-for-producers/

And here's the blog post:

 

Armour Yourself with The Pitching Bible - Tom Ziglar

Tom Ziglar, son of the great Zig Ziglar, gave me a lovely review of The Pitching Bible recently:

“If you are in sales or if your business or personal life depends on great communication, then you need the Pitching Bible by Paul Boross. You need to fully armored to be successful!”

Tom Ziglar, CEO, Ziglar Inc.

 

I met up with Tom and his daughter, Alexandra, in London recently. As you can see, after sitting through a lunch with Tom and I talking about work, she was ready to call it a knight!

The Pitching Bible's Publishers Entered for Best Independent Publisher of 2012

CGW Publishing, publishers of The Pitching Bible have been entered into the 2012 Bookseller Industry Awards in the category of Best Independent Publisher.

They're obviously very excited about this, and the entry reflects the unique way in which they support their authors, helping them not only to sell books but to grow their businesses too.

Know it All?

The Pitch Doctor is IN

Real Business magazine have published the first of my brand new regular column, "Ask the Pitch Doctor", where I'll be answering readers' questions about a broad range of pitching and presentation issues.

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