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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 18m
The information-is-power principle tempts people to pass on info without verifying context, interpretations, or explanations.
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Dianna Booher 58m
Was a new young member just added to your management team? There's opportunity there. I discuss "5 Things Older Employees Can Learn From Younger Executives" at communication management
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Failure of leaders to 'own up' sets up a mindset for failure to deliver. - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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If you talk only to other like-minded people with access to the same information, you'll access only the same biases and misconceptions.
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Dianna Booher 3h
Communicating persuasive messages comes down to clarity, common sense, keywords, and positive surprises.
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Dianna Booher 4h
In a contest between a clever headline and clear headline, a clear headline wins every time.
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Dianna Booher 5h
"Communicate through your body language that you enjoy being alive." —Dianna Booher
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Effective communicators know that their body language and behavior trump their words. - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 5h
One dominating person can lead to a poor group decision that has a damaging effect on the entire organization. I discuss ways to handle dominators in this vlog.
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Dianna Booher 6h
People don't believe what they can't understand. Neither do they buy it, approve it, insure it, recommend it, refer it, or sign it.
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Dianna Booher 6h
Be both clever and clear when you can. If you can't manage both, forget clever.
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Dianna Booher 7h
How will you get there? "Focus on Process—Whether Growing a Business or Publishing a Book"
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"Don't get stuck in ramble mode, circling and circling and circling, looking for a place to land." - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 8h
Listen intently. Ask questions. Show interest. Understand the real message behind the words.
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Dianna Booher 20h
Topic agendas don't work. They too vague to inform and too broad to control. - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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Dianna Booher 21h
Interrupting an in-person conversation to take a call feels like refusing to dance with your date.
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Dianna Booher 22h
Constant in-and-out conversations (while someone plays with their devices) zaps emotional connection and intimacy.
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The reason many talkers ramble on is that they interpret continued eye contact as continued interest.
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Dianna Booher 23h
But the ONE question that you have to answer correctly every time is this: 'What are you working on'? - Dianna Booher, from Communicate Like a Leader
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