Introduction to How to Wash a Chicken by Tim Calkins on VimeoMore often than not, 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 presenting business updates to project recommendations to marketing plans, Calkins has given more than 5, presentations to date. 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. Tim is a master presenter and he has constructed the best short book I know of on presenting powerfully.
How to Wash a Chicken: Mastering the Business Presentation (Unabridged)
This includes business updates, recommendations and analyses. You can buy a copy here. The book is full of tips, ideas and suggestions. The book is for anyone trying to become more influential within their organization. This includes young people starting off on their career. A senior business leader might find the book useful, too. When I was at Kraft Foods, one of the things I found most difficult was reviewing ineffective presentations.
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Academic journal article Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. Book Details Calkins, T. How to wash a chicken. Calkins's How to Wash a Chicken is a clever, clear, and practical guide on creating and delivering powerful business presentations. This book offers point-by-point advice on how to master the art of effective personal or business presentations, written by a well-known marketing professor. Tim Calkins, a world-renowned strategy consultant, business writer, and an award-winning clinical professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, combines personal experience, academic research, and amusing stories to explain and demonstrate how to create relevant, pragmatic, and engaging presentations. This book is an excellent guide, whether you are presenting to your Board of Directors, your CEO, investors, your professor, or your colleagues.