A Sales Pitch Done in 60 Seconds

A young entrepreneur with an MBA needs not just a good idea, but also a snappy sales pitch. Business student Ali Abbassi talks with Susan Stamberg about crafting a 60-second business proposal — about the same length of time as an elevator ride to a penthouse office. He will compete next week in Rice University's annual Business Plan Competition.



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