Influence to Win
Sharing her secrets on influence in business, keynote speaker Connie Dieken moves audiences to master the tips behind influential leadership.
Gain the Competitive Edge
Today's most influential executives know that to stay competitive, they need to connect, convey and convince anyone in any situation.
The Authority on Influence
As an experienced broadcaster and business executive, Connie Dieken is a trusted executive coach to many of today's successful leaders.
Talk Less, Say More
Learn to be more influential and make things happen even in our distracted, attention-deficit world with three powerfully simple habits.
As a leader, you shape the culture of your team. You have the opportunity – and responsibility – to transform a collection of individuals into a high-performing group. As much as you may want to, you know that you can’t mandate teamwork. Plotters and schemers can undermine your efforts, unraveling not just your team’s performance, but your customer relationships as well. The reality is that every organization is inherently a political entity. Some team members will vie for attention, resources, and positions. That’s why culture is crucial – and why it begins with you.
Senator Marco Rubio chugged a tiny bottle of water during his State of the Union Republic response and instantly became comic fodder. In a swig heard 'round the world, he demonstrated why every executive must learn how to effectively communicate when Teleprompted. Lesson one: Always have water within arm's length – not off-camera. Here are a few other crucial tips I learned to master the prompter from my twenty years as a news anchor.