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Connie's influence reverberates around the globe

“I thank Connie Dieken for her sound advice on leadership and inspiring all of my fellow Zainers. It is time to make the change to champion gender diversity in the Middle East.”

— Bader Al-Kharafi, Vice-Chairman and CEO, Zain Group

Winner, NAWBO Top 10 Women Business Owners by the National Association of Women Business Owners 

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Atlantis Keynote

Connie Dieken Keynote Speaker
Watch Connie Dieken in Action
Connie Dieken “The Real Deal” MPI World Conference Keynote
Influencing Your Team’s Culture
Oops! How to Prevent Brain Freeze in Public Speaking

Recent Blog Posts

Presentation Skills: A Lesson from Golfer Jason Dufner

Presentation Skills: A Lesson from Golfer Jason Dufner

There's no better model for presentation skills than a guy that's so chill he has a zoned-out meme. A photo of golfer Jason Dufner slumped against a classroom wall caught fire in March. His golf game caught up this month when he won the PGA Championship – his...

Narcissistic Nation: Why Egotists Are NOT the Real Deal

Narcissistic Nation: Why Egotists Are NOT the Real Deal

The news is full of people who are full of themselves: Mayoral wanna-be and serial sexter Anthony Weiner, San Diego mayor and alleged serial pervert Bob Filner, sports legend and alleged performance enhancer Alex Rodriguez ... and former bus driver-turned abuser Ariel...

Real Versus Fake

Real Versus Fake

You are living in an almost excessively “faux” world. Think about it: Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles. Manti Te'o's non-existent girlfriend. You even witnessed exceptionally good faux singing at Barack Obama’s 2013 presidential inauguration. Pop singer...

The World Demands Perfection, Yet Craves Authenticity

The World Demands Perfection, Yet Craves Authenticity

It's a paradox, isn't it? You want to exude executive presence - yet still be genuine. You want to hone your speaking and influence skills - but not appear manipulative. You want to inspire top performance from others - yet not drive away top talent with your demands....

‘Just be yourself’ is inadequate advice

‘Just be yourself’ is inadequate advice

“Just be yourself." As a piece of advice, it’s common—even clichéd. But it’s far more demanding than it sounds, isn’t it? Every day, you’re flooded with stories and images of people whose personal qualities you may admire and want to emulate. Haven’t you secretly...

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