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Chapter 14

THE PRODUCER

MEET THE PRODUCER

Imagine a rhino roaming the savannah: a creature that demands respect but also gives off a distinct “look but don’t touch” vibe. It’s an impressive sight, but it’s not one you want to get especially close to and snap a few selfies with. Similarly, Producers demand the respect of their audience, but they exude a sense of authority that doesn’t encourage conversation or questions. They are strong presenters who command the stage with the weight of their presence. And perhaps the size of their horns?

One of the reasons Producers are so credible and impressive is that they carefully prepare beforehand. It’s ...

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