Dianna Booher works with organizations to help them communicate clearly and with individuals to increase their influence and impact by a strong executive presence.
She is the bestselling author of 47 books, published in 60 foreign-language editions. Her latest books include these:
--Communicate Like a Leader: Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire, and Get Things Done (Berrett-Koehler)
--What MORE Can I Say: Why Communication Fails and What to Do About It (Penguin Random House)
--Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader (Berrett-Koehler)
--Communicate With Confidence: How to Say It Right the First Time and Every Time (McGraw-Hill).
National media such as Good Morning America, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes.com, Fast Company, CNN International.com, NPR, Bloomberg, Success, and Entrepreneur have interviewed her for opinions on critical workplace communication issues.
She’s the founder of two communication training companies: Booher Consultants and currently CEO of Booher Research Institute.
Dianna has been earned some of the highest awards and distinctions in the speaking, human capital, and publishing industries:
Clients include IBM, ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Pepsico, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, JPMorgan Chase, Department of the Navy, NASA, and more than one-third of the Fortune 500. She has spoken at international conferences on six continents.
Communicating strategically or still “putting out fires”?
Need to increase your influence so you can move people to action?
Are your sales proposals persuasive or merely informative?
Do emails dump information without getting action?
Do your sales professionals ramble in the C-suite?
Do your meetings solve problems–or merely waste time?
Would you like to increase the impact of customer communication?
Would you like to get more mindshare for your social media?
Could your career stand a boost from writing a bestselling book?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, Dianna Booher can help.
Dianna Booher’s Most Requested Programs
Executive Presence to the Power of C™
Audiences will identify concrete characteristics that set them apart as influencers in the C-suite. They’ll learn to think on their feet, structure a message for executives, and pay attention to body language so that it supports rather than sabotages their message.
Communicate Like a Leader: Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire, and Get Things Done
People often get promoted from supervisor to manager or from manager to senior executive with brilliant technical skills but without the accompanying leadership and communication skills for the job. As a result, these bosses get stuck in micromanagement mode. Dianna Booher, bestselling author of Communicate Like a Leader, helps leaders prevent micromanagement before it happens.
What MORE Can I Say? Communication Strategies for Leaders
Need to get a point across quickly, expand influence, persuade others to change their mind or behavior? Audience members will walk with guidelines for moving people to action. Thus, they’ll avoid common pitfalls that lead to lost productivity, low morale, and lower profits! This interactive program shows you how to analyze your own communication snafus and provides persuasive techniques and new habits for future success.
Get a Life Without Sacrificing Your Career
Do you remember leisure time fondly—when there was actually time to “stop and smell the roses” and evaluate what was really worth doing? In this fast-paced, information-overloaded world, professionals don’t need another session or sage to tell them how to add more activities into their already packed schedule. Instead, they need to discover ways to decompress—at both work and home.
Your Signature Life: Creating the Life You Want
What if we all lived our daily lives in such a way that we would be proud to add our signature to it at the end of the day–just as the artist, novelist, or clothing designer signs a finished piece of work? You are the designer of your life—architect of your work life, writer of your life’s story, the creator of your character. As you work on creating this masterpiece called your life, you’ll want to be able to say you’ve done your personal best so that you can sign your name to what you have lived.
Get Your Book Published to Promote Your Career and Build Credibility
Credibility, prestige, leads, new business, money, name recognition, branding—all are reasonable to expect as a result of publishing and promoting your book with a major publisher. Have you been promising to write a bestselling book “someday”? Well, this is your opportunity to turn your writing from bland to bold? Now that technology has made writing books, ebooks, white papers, and articles so easy, publishing has become the new pastime for everyone from soccer moms to systems analysts. So what’s the next step to distinguish yourself in the field?
Writing a Quality Book Quickly
Both seasoned and inexperienced authors find themselves grappling from time to time with competing ideas, hectic schedules, distractions, and short attention spans—all of which complicate getting ideas from brain to bookstore. Audience members in this session will walk away with a 12-step, repeatable process for writing a quality book quickly—in 7-21 days.
$15,000 Keynote and Breakout
$15,000 All day
"Great leaders are great communicators, as Dianna Booher points out in this smart, useful book. If you want to become a top-notch strategic communicator, you’d do well to heed the advice in its pages." -- Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach, business educator and New York Times-bestselling author, ranked the number one leadership thinker in the world by Thinkers50
"When you read Communicate Like a Leader, you’ll learn strategic communication skills that will improve your relationship with your people and actually make leading easier. Dianna Booher is the communication guru of the 21st century!" -- Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The New One Minute Manager(R) and One Minute Mentoring
"Everything they didn’t teach you at Harvard Business School –but should have — about leadership communication in the real world of work. -- John Addison, Best-Selling Author, Leadership Editor of SUCCESS Magazine and CEO of Addison Leadership Group