Kathleen Hale is an experienced entrepreneur and public speaking coach. She is the co-founder and the CEO of Rebel Desk, a company that designs and sells standing and treadmill desks to help people be more active while they work. Kathleen also is the creator of Chair Free Project, a resource to help people move more and use chairs less. She writes, speaks and educates others about the many benefits of pushing your chair aside and living more actively. In addition to spreading the "chair free" message, Kathleen uses her background as a speaker, trial attorney and performer to coach other entrepreneurs on public speaking and pitch presentations.

 

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The Three Cs of a Great Startup Pitch

The Three Cs of a Great Pitch

For the past year, I have been helping fellow entrepreneurs perfect their startup pitches. A well-written and well-delivered startup pitch can mean the difference between no one paying attention to your company and everyone paying attention to it. I can dish out all kinds…

Feeling Stressed? Don’t Sit Down

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Earlier in the week, I watched sympathetically as a fellow company founder withered under a pretty stressful situation. He sat at a long table, pounding the keyboard, and talking frantically into his headset. After about an hour of simmering tension, he stood up, loudly closed…

Is Sitting Really as Bad as Smoking?

Sometime in the past few months, you’ve probably seen this headline: Sitting is the New Smoking! Really? Is this just well-written click bait? How could sitting – something nearly everyone does for hours a day – be as dangerous as smoking cigarettes? As an entrepreneur…

The Science Behind Standing Meetings

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Pop Quiz: How would you rather spend the next hour? A) Getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist or B) Attending a team meeting If you are having a hard time answering this question, you’re not alone. In one survey, 47% of employees reported…

Better Posture Will Boost your Mood and your Sales

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It’s 3 p.m. You are slumped down in your office chair clutching yet another cup of coffee. You stare at the list of leads you should be calling. At the moment though, your enthusiasm for your product (or service) is about equal to going…

Being an Entrepreneur Means You’re Also a Public Speaker

Does the phrase “public speaking” send shivers down your spine? Do your palms start to sweat and your mind starts to think of ways you can avoid opening your mouth? If this is your reaction, you’re not alone. According to the Chapman University Survey on…