Tim Hurson

TimOct2012Toronto.2Tim’s years of experience in marketing, sales, and strategic innovation are the basis for the principles and tools in his books: Never Be Closing — how to sell better without screwing your clients, your colleagues or yourself and Think Better — an innovator’s guide to productive thinking.

Throughout his career, Tim has helped global organizations solve problems and seize opportunities.

He served for 15 years as President of Manifest Communications, and later as its Creative Director as well. It was doing this work that allowed him to explore the unique synergy of combining the principles of creative thinking, marketing, and sales.

To address his clients’ needs for strategic consultation, coaching, and cultural change on the C-suite level, he launched ThinkX Intellectual Capital, a firm specializing in helping organizations address their innovation and marketing challenges.

Tim has guest lectured in business schools in the US, Canada, UK, Mexico, Chile, and Australia on the synergies between creativity, marketing, sales, and innovation. He is a TEDx presenter and also speaks regularly around the world to leaders of global corporations, start-up entrepreneurs, and social marketing enterprises.

Tim is a founding director of several not-for-profit organizations, including Mindcamp, Facilitators Without Borders, and Africa IQ.

His books, Think Better (McGraw Hill, 2008) and Never Be Closing (Penguin Portfolio, 2014), are available online and in bookstores everywhere.

To book Tim for a speaking engagement or for his consulting services, send a message to contact@timhurson.com.