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San Francisco, CA - We all know presence when we encounter it. Someone walks into a room and heads turn. When those with presence speak, people listen. When they ask, people answer. When they lead, people follow. They always look confident and comfortable, speak persuasively, think clearly even under pressure, and act with intention and integrity. They monitor situations and relationships, adapt, and accept responsibility for themselves and results.
But personal presence is not something everyone is born with; these skills and habits can be developed. In Creating Personal Presence (Berrett-Koehler; October 2011; $15.95; ISBN 978-1-60994-011-9), award winning speaker and consultant Dianna Booher demystifies the observations that affect other people's perceptions of someone’s potential, breaking down “personal presence” into four specific areas:
In Creating Personal Presence, Booher gives readers specific tips on how to build a strong personal presence. They’ll learn to:
In this comprehensive coverage of self-assessment and skill development, Booher offers the reader a pragmatic and achievable leadership coaching experience. With careful guidance on developing confidence, competence, and character, Creating Personal Presence is an invitation to both discover and express the unique leader within us all.
About the Author
Dianna Booher is CEO of Booher Consultants, a communications training firm. Her clients include nine of the ten largest corporations in America and 140 of the Fortune 500. She has won several awards including the Star Quality Award from IBM, a Vendor of the Year Award from Frito-Lay, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from ASTD Dallas. She has also been inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame. She has also been featured by Successful Meeting magazine on its list of “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century” and named one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in America” in 2007 and 2008 by Executive Excellence. Dianna is also the author of 45 books, which have collectively sold almost 4 million copies.