247: Tim Calkins - How to Wash a Chicken: Mastering the Business Presentation

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Business presentations are a normal part of professional life. Doing them well will put you on the path to success and doing them poorly will quickly send you in the opposite direction.

Tim Calkins' hard-won insights gained over the course of 5,000+ presentations to date are sure to help you knock your next talk out of the park.

About the Book: How to Wash a Chicken is not a book about public speaking (or chickens), it’s a comprehensive playbook for business leaders and people on their way up to give the best presentations of their lives, and embark on a circle of presentation success. All too often, the best intentions and most innovative ideas get lost in a poorly executed presentation. Author Tim Calkins understands the power of a compelling presentation and the difficulty in accomplishing one. The brand strategist, professor and author has been giving presentations since he was eight, when he delivered his first official presentation with an uncooperative chicken at a 4-H competition. From business updates to project recommendations to marketing plans, Calkins has given more than five thousand presentations to date. With concrete suggestions, helpful tricks, and step-by-step guidance that’s applicable to all industries, Calkins sets out to propel his readers to create and deliver effective business presentations and pitches. When all lessons from How to Wash a Chicken are applied, readers will be empowered throughout the preparation and presentation process. They will be able to present with more confidence and conviction than they ever had before, setting them on a path of professional growth.

About the Author: Tim Calkins is a business writer, marketing consultant, and an award-winning clinical professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches Marketing Strategy and Biomedical Marketing. Through his firm Class 5 Consulting, he works with leading corporations around the world, including Eli Lilly, Roche, Novartis and PepsiCo. He also founded and leads the popular Kellogg Super Bowl Advertising Review, an annual event that has generated more than five billion media impressions. His previous books include Breakthrough Marketing Plans and Defending Your Brand, which was named 2013 Marketing Book of the Year by Expert Marketer Magazine.

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