Dianna Booher

Dianna Booher

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Executive communication expert, author, keynote speaker: Executive presence. Presentation skills. Writing skills. Interpersonal skills. #communication skills
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The essence of leadership is communication.  As a leader, your words have the power to motivate or demoralize, inspire or discourage, clarify or confuse. The language of leadership matters a great deal to how your team performs.    Many would-be leaders discover that it’s often subtle things about their communication that keep colleagues and supervisors from considering

The essence of leadership is communication. As a leader, your words have the power to motivate or demoralize, inspire or discourage, clarify or confuse. The language of leadership matters a great deal to how your team performs. Many would-be leaders discover that it’s often subtle things about their communication that keep colleagues and supervisors from considering

Why can’t I get a job? Is my resumé the problem? How do I stand out from the crowd? These questions keep job seekers awake at night. And the answers may cause nightmares.    Ere.net, an online gathering place for recruiters, was onto something back in 2013 when they conducted a survey that gave insightful answers to

Why can’t I get a job? Is my resumé the problem? How do I stand out from the crowd? These questions keep job seekers awake at night. And the answers may cause nightmares. Ere.net, an online gathering place for recruiters, was onto something back in 2013 when they conducted a survey that gave insightful answers to

Micromanagers direct. Leaders coach. As a leader, you understand the value of using questions to develop those around you to their highest potential. Questions play a central role in     	Giving performance feedback   	Helping team members evaluate their own projects and revise processes for the future   	Gaining buy-in for your key initiatives or those of your

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Is writing a book one of your goals for the new year? If so, these 10 tips can make the difference between dickering and done.    Now that I’m 47 full-length books down the road (all sold to major publishing houses), plus more than a dozen other compilations, I can attest that these principles work. A couple

10 Best Tips on How to Write a Book Fast—From the Author of 47

Whether you’re delivering a presentation, emailing a client, or disciplining your teen, direct communication is good.

Whether you’re delivering a presentation, emailing a client, or disciplining your teen, direct communication is good. Damaging communication, on the other hand, can destroy a sale, credibility, or a relationship forever.    Why does someone consider a remark over-the-top terrible, while another person interprets the same comment as direct, clear, straightforward, even prudent?  Why does one media

5 Ways to Sift Damage from Direct Communication

An executive coaching client shared this goal with me: “I want to become a more inspiring speaker so my employees really become engaged and catch the vis.

An executive coaching client shared this goal with me:  “I want to become a more inspiring speaker so my employees really become engaged and catch the vision for this upcoming year.”    The backstory:  According to the CEO, this senior leader Tyler, who’d assumed the role of plant manager three years earlier, did not get along well

4 Misconceptions About How to Be an Engaging Speaker

Offering Sympathy When Someone Dies--Do's and Don'ts

Three times in the past year, I’ve had the sad occasion to have a friend lose a spouse through death: car accident, heart attack, and cancer. As I attended the visitation and memorial service, I couldn’t help but notice how many people seemed at a loss about what to say to their friend or coworker

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How to Control Someone Who Dominates Meetings

Meetings often unfold similar to encounters on the playground: Passive and dominating attendees annoy each other and complicate things.    So why not simply let the passive meeting participants fade into the woodwork and let the dominators take over the game board? Several reasons:     	Dominators monopolize and prevent other ideas and solutions from surfacing.   	Dominators often ramble

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The successful hospital administrator draws on two different skillsets to excel on the job. The first are job-specific technical skills that can be taught and learned during college training.