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How to Wash a Chicken is Available!

26 Sep , 2018  

My new book on creating and delivering powerful business presentations is now available! It has been a long journey; I’m not entirely sure when I started working on this project, but it was at least four years ago. Why I Wrote It Someone asked me this week why I wrote the book. It is a fair […]

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Presenting Tip #3: Always Have a Headline

18 Sep , 2018  

There is a simple way to improve your business presentations: Always have a headline that states the main point at the top of every page. Three Benefits A good headline does three important things. First, it helps your audience figure out the point of the page. There is nothing worse than coming across a page […]

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Tip #2: Five Things Every Presentation Needs

12 Sep , 2018  

Creating a tight, logical presentation is a serious challenge. There is often an enormous amount of data to analyze and interpret, and crafting the story can be hard. Even gifted presenters find this a demanding task. The basics, however, are not that complicated. Doing even a few easy things can improve your presentations dramatically. Here is some simple […]

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Presenting Tip #1: Pick Your Moment

5 Sep , 2018  

Over the next several months, I’ll be releasing weekly tips about business presentations. The recommendations will vary; one might be about finding the story, the next about setting up the room. They will all be practical and easy to apply. If you follow the advice and put it into practice, I’m confident you’ll become a more […]

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About the Title – How to Wash a Chicken

27 Aug , 2018  

My new book on creating and delivering powerful business presentations comes out on September 25. I’ve heard from quite a few people, and they all seem to be excited about its release. You can pre-order a copy here. One of the questions that I’ve been getting quite frequently is this: What is with the title? This is […]

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My New Book – How to Wash a Chicken

16 Aug , 2018  

I’m happy to announce that my new book on presenting comes out on September 25. The book is titled, How to Wash a Chicken – Mastering the Business Presentation. The book is a practical, entertaining guide to crafting and delivering powerful business presentations. This includes business updates, recommendations and analyses. You can buy a copy here. […]

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The Great Book Publishing Question: Self-Publish or Use a Traditional Firm?

2 Apr , 2018  

This September I’ll be releasing my latest book—a guide to creating strong business presentations. You can read more about the project here. Anyone who has written a book knows one of the big questions these days is how to publish. Should you work with a traditional publisher? Self-publish? Some combination? Over the past several months, I’ve […]

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My Next Project: A Book on Business Presenting

6 Mar , 2018  

Now that this year’s Kellogg Super Bowl Advertising Review is done and my winter quarter classes are in the home stretch, I am shifting my focus to my next big project: I am writing a book on creating powerful business presentations. Three Insights There are three insights driving this project. First, business presentations are critically important for organizations. […]