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Dianna Booher
Executive communication expert, author, keynote speaker: Executive presence. Presentation skills. Writing skills. Interpersonal skills.
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Dianna Booher 10h
"Arrogance, rather than ignorance, rears its head in many subtle ways." - from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 11h
Tact is sometimes letting others have the last word--even when it's wrong.
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Dianna Booher 12h
Be the kind of person who always finds a way--not an excuse.
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Dianna Booher 13h
What good is being at the top of your game in business and having all the money in the world if you have no one to enjoy it with?
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Dianna Booher 13h
Strong communicators understand how grand-standing affects persuasion. - from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 14h
Micromanagers have no time to coach or mentor; they spend their days patrolling and controlling.
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Dianna Booher 14h
Progress and results in your work equal freedom and flexibility--or lack thereof!
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Dianna Booher 15h
Even the most seasoned executives sometimes find themselves equally uncomfortable in social situations. I discuss how to engage in meaningful conversation in "How to Skip Small Talk and Get to Know Someone" on my blog at
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Dianna Booher 15h
Rather than "gut instinct," the best predictor of future performance is past behavior.
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Dianna Booher 16h
A big part of strategic thinking involves sorting the significant from the trivial. - Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 16h
The leadership challenge: finding them, growing them, cloning them, and keeping them!
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Dianna Booher 17h
"No problem" is not a substitute for "you're welcome."
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Dianna Booher 18h
"Obviously" can be translated as ""Since you're not so bright, I'm pointing out what's obvious to most people."
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Dianna Booher 19h
"As I pointed out earlier" translates to "Why weren't you listening before?"
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Dianna Booher 19h
Speed has become the newest metric of quality communication. - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 19h
Asking the right questions is to a discussion what a foundation is to a skyscraper. Learn about 4 categories in which you need to ask questions in this video.
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Dianna Booher 20h
Offensive words and phrases can be the 2X4 that hits people between the eyes and gives YOU, the speaker or writer, the black eye.
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Dianna Booher 20h
Watch your words this week. Consider the past political and business blow-ups caused by a word or phrase that hit a raw nerve.
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Dianna Booher 21h
How will you get there? "Focus on Process—Whether Growing a Business or Publishing a Book"
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Dianna Booher 21h
In a presentation or an email, it's typically not the big things but the small missteps that block receptivity.
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