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“Whether one has many years of experience with pitching or none at all, Donna’s trainings should be mandatory for everyone who is client-facing. With a refreshing clarity and a focus on what really counts – creating partnerships as equals – Donna imparts much deep knowledge and pragmatic tools. At the same time, she challenges and inspires us to more composure and reflection on the subject of pitching as a whole. By far, one of the best trainings I’ve ever had. The team achieved a quantum leap in mindset in just two days.”

Kristina Bonitz
Co-CEO, diffferent GmbH

“I recommend Donna’s workshops to everyone. Truly inspirational! And the kicker is: Donna always has adding value for the client in focus. Let’s go!”

Franziska von Lewinski
CEO, SYZYGY AG

“Donna’s seminar ‘How to Pitch with Purpose’ is an eye-opener for all participants. With lots of experience, clarity and rigor, she sheds light on the relevant aspects of pitches, and she pragmatically provides concrete tools. We were, and still are, highly impressed.”

Kim Alexandra Notz
Managing Partner, KNSK GROUP GmbH

»Pitch with Purpose« perfectly sums up what it’s all about: Leaving meaningless pitching behind, adopting a more constructive, sustainable process incorporating all facets of good decision-making for client and agency alike. On top of that, Donna is very entertaining; we enjoyed every moment, and with the input are now going to reap the rewards.

Johannes Plass
Owner and Managing Director, MUTABOR Management GmbH

“Today it’s about a lot more than just digital processes and agile gimmickry: It’s about keeping the client in focus, attaining their goals, and building a long-term relationship based on trust. Donna’s workshops, which shine with lots of practical expertise and high motivation, significantly support our digital agency in its continual and qualitative growth. On top of this, Donna is an unbelievably endearing person.”

Mike Glas
CEO, pixelart GmbH

“Donna’s wonderful manner, combined with her many years of expertise, delivered an enduring impulse. . ‚How to Develop Clients with Success‘ is highly recommended for everyone who wants to really understand their client.”

Eva Reitenbach
Managing Director, oddity GmbH

“The rousing keynote that Donna gave as the emotional highlight of our agency summit 2021 delivered the right impulse at the right time. Afterwards, our employees could hardly wait to experience full-powered Donna energy in the ‘Pitch with Purpose’ sessions that followed. Donna succeeded – with her unique passion, experience, structured knowledge, and focused exercises – in holding the participants’ unbroken attention and raising the entire agency’s new business activities to a higher level of quality.

Nico Ziegler
Owner and Managing Director, segmenta communications GmbH

“In Donna we’ve found a trainer for our agency who conveys the substance of her workshop with enormous passion and authenticity. At every stage, she holds the participants’ attention and addresses their needs, so that afterwards they are capable of immediately putting what they’ve learned into practice.”

Skadi Hartemink
Head of Human Resources, fischerAppelt AG

“100% RECOMMENDATION: Donna shares with us her condensed knowledge from over 20 years of experience in biz dev in the international agency scene. For anyone looking for a way to significantly increase their pitch win quota, from my own experience I can strongly endorse Donna as a coach or taking one of her seminars. And the best thing about it is, she’s also super approachable and has a direct, Texan flair.”

Klaus Schwab
Founder und Managing Partner,
bemorrow Strategy Consultancy for the Digital Age

“As the Managing Partner of an agency that’s been around for 15 years, I thought I was pretty good at winning new business … and then along comes Donna, and I wonder how much of it simply had to do with luck.

How to Pitch with Purpose‘ captivatingly touches upon all of the relevant aspects of winning pitches. How I go about pitching has been permanently changed during the six hours we spent together in the webinar – and I’m absolutely certain that, in the future, we’ll be much better with prospective clients and in making them more successful. Donna has a wonderful, lively and humorous style as an online instructor; she understands how to convey the subject matter, and even difficult topics, in an entertaining way. A huge thank-you to you, Donna!”

Andrea Montua
Owner, MontuaPartner Communications GmbH

“‘How to Pitch with Purpose’ made clear for us what holds true in general for interpersonal relationships: the importance of intensively understanding the other and their requirements in order to be more pointedly responsive to them. It’s no surprise that’s how pitches are truly won. Thanks, Donna, for holding up a mirror to us in a sympathetic way, and for the many great hacks and good tips!”

Michael Bregulla
Managing Director,
Ingenico Marketing Solutions GmbH