Kim VanBorkulo

startup | pitch | Speak Genesis

Here are 4 ‘Deal Killers’ No One Tells You About When Pitching Your Startup

As a startup, only the selected few get the opportunity to pitch to investors. If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your business consumes every thought, and pitching is the culmination of all of your hard work. The last thing you want to do is blow it. As a startup advisor, I’ve coached everything, from preparation to …

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leadership development | Seattle | Speak Genesis

Don’t Get Left Behind! 5 Ingenius Ways To Standout and Get Promoted

Are you tired of watching others get promoted? You’ve been in your position longer, have a stronger skill set, and are on good terms with your boss.  Getting a promotion requires more than that. As a leadership development coach, I’ve helped many to get noticed and become the clear and obvious choice for a promotion. Here’s …

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leadership development | Seattle | Speak Genesis

Cast the Spell of Mirroring to Win in Everything From Board Rooms to Bars

Mirroring can seem like a funny activity until it reminds you of that annoying kid growing up who repeated your every word and action; it then moved from funny to just plain annoying. Why mirror anyone, other than to be the next youtube sensation?  Why do sales professionals, psychologists, business leaders, and pick up artists …

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public speaking | fear | Speak Genesis

7 Effective Ways To Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

As a public speaking coach, I’ve helped many to conquer this fear. Believe it or not, 110 million American workers fear this, 69% of managers are uncomfortable speaking with employees, and 74% of directors find this to be their most daunting task. Follow the seven steps below, and you will begin to conquer this fear …

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interview coach | Speak Genesis | Kim VanBorkulo

Unleash Your Inner Interview Ninja; 8 Tips for the Perfect Interview

Behold the ninja, highly trained, laser-focused, keenly aware, and single-minded in purpose– to emerge the victor. Your competition won’t stand a chance.   As a leadership development and interview coach, I’ve helped many who’ve struggled with interviews to become exceptional and have multiple job offers. Some have even doubled their salaries. Follow the ways of the ninja, disciplined, and well-practiced …

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interview coach | Seattle | Speak Genesis

How to Get Hired; 8 Ways to Nail Your Next Interview

As a leadership development and interview coach, I’ve helped many who’ve struggled with interviews to become more confident and skilled, receive multiple job offers, and sometimes double their salaries.   Here are eight ways to conduct a flawless interview . You’ll be the standout candidate and obvious choice.  1. Research You should thoroughly research both the company and the interviewer. …

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leadership development | Seattle

8 Ways to Get That Promotion

As a leadership development coach, I’ve helped many get promoted. Are you tired of watching other people get promoted wile you’re passed by?  You produce consistent quality work, and are on good terms with your boss.   It’s not enough. To get promoted you need to do more and standout. Follow the eight steps below and …

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leadership development | Speak Genesis

Revealing Your Inner Prowess- 8 Ways to Standout And Get Promoted

As a leadership development coach, I’ve helped many to get noticed and be promoted. Prowess is expertise or skill in a particular field, and it also means bravery; getting that promotion requires both. It’s stepping outside of your comfort zone to do and learn more. Follow the eight ways below and you will be the …

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public speaking | Speak Genesis

It’s a Wonderful Life; Recalling With Reverence Those That Have Passed

In It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey stands upon a bridge contemplating death, his business failing and facing arrest. A guardian angel, Clarence Odbody, is assigned to save him. George tells Clarance, “I wish I were never born.” Clarence shows him the alternate reality of George’s never existing. All of his good deeds undone, his …

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Mission Bit | success | Gala | public speaking

17-yr-old Speaker is More Brave and Focused Than Many C-Levels

What would you do if you were asked to give your first speech at a gala, with the mayor in attendance, to an audience of 150? Ruqaiyah Angeles stepped up. Her story, and the story of how Mission Bit changed her life lit a fire in her belly and wouldn’t allow for silence.  Mission Bit …

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