Tom Hanks Forrest Gump taught me one thing, it’s that life is, indeed, like a box of chocolates. If Forrest Gump taught me two things, the second would be that “it happens“—”it” being the sh*t we’re sometimes forced to deal with on a daily basis.
This is especially true in the workplace, where thanks to a former and particularly popular tongue-in-cheek video meme, we’re already cognizant of the sh*t PR people and news reporter supposedly say. But what about the sh*t some of us shouldn’t say, especially when it comes to that big pitch? This is the subject matter of a recent guest post on Venture Beat that cautioned new startups and entrepreneurs on 10 things to never say when pitching potential business investors.