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TED Talk – The secret to successfully pitching an idea

Have a great idea but sure how to sell it? Investor and teacher Mar Hershenson has you covered. Whether it’s sharing a new product with a client or vying for a promotion, these three steps will help you tell an irresistible story and get the “yes” you’re looking for.

Follow the Navy SEAL Rule of 3 to Make a Persuasive Pitch

Let’s assume you’re delivering a 10-minute pitch to raise a round of funding. You could divide the pitch into the following elements:

Montana State sets all-time fall enrollment record

MSU’s enrollment solidifies its position as the largest university in the four-state region of Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas.

Mansfield Center – How to Depolarize American Democracy – 9/14 – University of Montana and Zoom

Larry Diamond, Stanford Global Democracy Expert, will headline this year’s Constitution Day Lecture, examining practical reforms and innovations to strengthen and depolarize American democracy.

Red Ants Pants Foundation invites Montana’s rural girls to apply for leadership program

The Red Ants Pants Foundation is seeking applicants from rural communities for its Girls Leadership Program, specifically designed for girls entering their junior year of high school. Now entering its sixth year, the purpose of the Red Ants Pants Foundation Girls Leadership Program is to inspire hope, build strength, develop pride, and foster courage in young, rural Montana girls.

Feeling sad, lonely? Making friends as an adult is hard. Your front porch can help.

Soon after my husband and I moved from Washington, D.C., to Indianapolis, a stranger offered an unexpected invitation. ‘I’m Joanna,’ she said. ‘Would you like to porch with us sometime?’

Celebrating 40 Years of the Mansfield Legacy New Mansfield Book; Associated Community Events

As we celebrate 40 years of the Mansfield Legacy of bipartisanship and ethical leadership, we are delighted to highlight the publication of Mansfield and Dirksen: Bipartisan Giants of the Senate, written by historian, author, and Mansfield Advisory Board member Marc Johnson.

Must-Read Wharton Faculty Authors: Preparing for Leadership | Erika James

Crises will come, but well-prepared leaders can weather the storm. In this episode, Wharton Dean Erika James shares insights from her new book on crisis management.

Montana’s Conrad Anker – Translating the language of belay to the concept of community.

“The beauty of when we get out climbing is that it’s changing the paradigm of how humans communicate with other humans,” he says. “[In] all experiential outdoor activity, the rewards are intrinsic: a view, or feeling good about doing a climb. You don’t have anything. I mean, you can collect rocks and things, but it’s usually the intrinsic and you seek that reward. And in the process of doing that, the manner in which you communicate with people is non-confrontational. It’s supportive and community-based.”

‘Mountain Outlaw’ – Probably the best Montana magazine I’ve ever read – Subscribe

Mountain Outlaw magazine is published biannually in Big Sky, Montana, and examines the lifestyle, culture and issues relevant to the Mountain West from the heart of the Yellowstone region. Through award-winning editorial content, design, video and photography, Mountain Outlaw gives you more than a story – it’s an experience.