Communicate Clearly, Confidently & Credibly

Improve the quality of your life by improving the quality of your communication

This book teaches fresh techniques to formulate your thoughts, express yourself and bask in confidence. You will find it easier to sell others on your ideas, create understanding and get more of what you want. Plus, you will earn greater respect and agreement—at work, home and everywhere in-between.

Leading commincation coaches and consultants, including executive coach Connie Dieken, share effective communication skills to build stronger relationships, boost personal confidence, increase buy-in and learn how to communicate infuentially.

as the leading authority on influential communication, Connie coaches executives on these very skills to improve their work lives

  • Learn the principles behind effective communication
  • Understand the importance of active listening
  • Understand how better communication leads to improved confidence levels
  • Learn to instinctively communicate to influence

Leaders: When your accountant walks the runway, run the other direction

In hindsight, the bedazzled briefcases signaled the debacle ahead. Let's set aside the Best Picture envelope nestled inside that caused the ruckus. The topsy-turvy spectacle was triggered by these black attachès—adorned with the golden logos of the Oscars and PriceWaterhouseCooper. These swag-clad beauties were designed to draw attention to the power couple as the accounting partners sashayed down the red carpet. And therein lies the root cause of the problem. When your accountant walks the runway, leaders should run the other direction.

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Whacking the CEO: The Bold New Moves Between the C-Suite and the Board

The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable “we’re moving in a different direction” script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn’t give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby “he’s stepping down to pursue different opportunities” tale. Instead, Barnes & Noble whacked their CEO in bold fashion. The core issue is trust. And trust is an endless dance.

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@ConnieDieken: Irene Rosenfeld, CEO who changed the snacks aisle, leaves Mondelez… via @FT

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