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From the desk of Oren Klaff.

Oren's writings about strategy, tactics, and useful observations about the world.

How I prepare for a pitch or interview in less than 7 minutes

Here’s a slightly mean but very honest question: Imagine you're on a big media podcast interview for 30 minutes … Let's say it's … … Terry Gross or Joe Rogen or Oren Klaff interviewing you RIGHT NOW… How much of that interview would actually be INTERESTING and COMPELLING to listeners?? Would you be compelling for 12 minutes ……

How to be honest at work – even when everyone else is FAKE

Look at this receipt from my last “business lunch” … Got this when I flew to Russia to meet a client who was late on a bill … That's Right … as a “reward” for traveling half-way around the world for a 1-hour meeting … I ALSO got to pay for lunch. That's B****&#^t's ……

This one company charges 15X more than the nearest competition

Question: Is the “work version” of YOU different from the “weekend version”? Would I even recognize the ‘weekend you'?? The two versions of me are almost exactly the same: Enthusiastic Technical Open-minded Friendly So here's the big difference: The “work me” SELLS products & services (and makes money.) While the “weekend me” BUYS products and…

The Easiest Way to Explain Anything

Do you have any weird talents?
Mine weird talent is “explaining things.”
The more complicated something is, the better I can explain it.
You might be surprised …. how I could explain your company better than you.

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