Connie Dieken | World-Renowned Expert on Leadership Influence and Change, Emmy-Award Winning Broadcaster, Best-selling Author, Influence Lab Founder

Connie Dieken

World-Renowned Expert on Leadership Influence and Change, Emmy-Award Winning Broadcaster, Best-selling Author, Influence Lab Founder

Connie Dieken

Connie Dieken is a world-renowned expert on the future of leadership influence and change. She shares how to elevate the human side of leadership influence in the face of artificial intelligence. Her discoveries and methodologies help leaders accelerate positive change in a disrupted, divided world.

Her 20+ years of research at The Influence Lab helps leaders maximize their performance and profitability to drive transformational results in a disrupted, divided world.

A 5-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast news journalist, Connie has been named the world’s:

#1 Executive Communication Coach by the Global Gurus organization

A Top Global Leadership Coach by Thinkers50 

Inducted in the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame 

Inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame  

As a keynote speaker, Connie commands the world’s largest stages, delivering engaging, pragmatic, action-provoking keynotes as she weaves together powerful stories from her experiences as C-Suite advisor, senior leadership researcher, and broadcast journalist to bring her insights to life for audiences so they can quickly apply their learnings. 

Connie’s strategic influence methodologies guide the world’s top-performing leaders to gain unwavering commitment from their key stakeholders in record time—including global expansions, mergers and acquisitions, leadership team transitions, initial public offerings, technology transformations, sustainability initiatives, and other transformative growth drivers.

At The Influence Lab, Connie developed three innovative leadership influence tools used by leadership teams around the globe:

The Influence Matrix®, which ensures that leaders are well-positioned to influence lasting change.

Influence360º, a psychometric tool that pinpoints specific influence habits to make the most of and strengthen.

The Influence Cycle® methodology, which guides leaders to influence even the most resistant stakeholders under the most challenging conditions.  

Connie is the author of two bestselling books, Talk Less, Say More and Become the Real Deal. She’s also contributed to five other leadership books with world-class colleagues and is currently writing another book, Influence with Integrity in the Age of AI.  

In her time off, Connie is an avid cyclist and travels the world with her children. 

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The Future of Your Leadership Influence

How to Lead Positive Change in a Disrupted, Divided World

Leadership influence is evolving faster than you realize. You now have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape transformative change in our post pandemic, pre-AI world. In this keynote, you’ll discover how to influence with integrity using a no-manipulation method to achieve positive, lasting results. And you’ll learn how to apply three habits that position you to expand and accelerate your leadership capabilities.

You’ll discover Connie’s Influence Cycle© methodology to accelerate your influence, including how to:

  • Connect with anyone through strategic context and common ground.
  • Convey bolder leadership messages with clarity and conviction.
  • Convince even the most resistant stakeholders to commit to positive change. 

The result? You’ll accelerate your ability to lead positive change now and in the future.

Leading Change in the Age of AI

Accelerate Your Human Influence in the Face of Machine Learning 

The rise of AI is transforming leadership dynamics. Machine learning is bringing the human side of leadership to the surface as leaders must integrate the present and the future.  It’s now or never with regards to elevating your leadership influence and your ability to shape transformative change. Rampant speculation on how AI will affect your industry is ushering in ethical dilemmas. 

In this program, you’ll discover how to:

  • Adapt your leadership communication to gain openness and clarity amid the chaos.  
  • Advocate for diverse perspectives to align AI with the organization’s values and goals.
  • Accelerate your personal influence in the face of machine learning.

The result? You’ll learn how to deploy a modern influence blueprint that drives performance and profitability, now and in the future.  

Own Your Presence

Stop Selling Yourself Short and Show Up As the Leader You Really Are 

In this program, you’ll see there’s nothing more powerful than discovering the gap between how you want to be perceived and how you truly are. Close this gap and you’ll transform your ability to influence others and make things happen. Your presence is a promise of the value that you deliver, and you’ll dare to think of yourself in a new way because of this program. 

You’ll apply the findings of The Presence Project© methodology, including how to boost your:

  • Inner Presence for a steadiness that doesn’t rise and fall with imposter syndrome. 
  • Outer Presence so that others experience you at your best and gain true clout.
  • Verbal Presence to deliver clarity and conviction that transforms rhetoric into results.  

As a result, you’ll gain the presence, confidence, and clarity to be the purpose-driven leader you aspire to be.

Present to Win

Create Compelling Presentations That Influence Unwavering Commitment

Want to transform the way people respond to your ideas? Presentations are not about sharing information—they’re about creating commitment. Stop creating presentations and start influencing outcomes. In this program, you’ll discover the Present to Win® methodology that uses key performance indicators (KPIs) to shorten the time it takes to develop your material and ensure that your ideas gain unwavering commitment from your key stakeholders. 

You’ll discover The Present to Win© methodology, including how to:

  • Define the metrics that open minds, overcome resistance, and drive positive decisions.
  • Develop a streamlined framework to produce crystal clear, compelling perspectives.
  • Deliver with confidence and conviction, even in front of the most challenging audiences.  

The result? You’ll walk away ready to open minds, simplify to amplify, and earn commitment. 

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Featured Books

Leadership in a Time of Crisisby Connie Dieken

Leadership in a Time of Crisis

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The Freedom of Constraintsby Connie Dieken

The Freedom of Constraints

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Become The Real Deal: The Proven Path to Influence and Executive Presenceby Connie Dieken

Become The Real Deal: The Proven Path to Influence and Executive Presence

by Connie Dieken
Talk Less Say Moreby Connie Dieken

Talk Less Say More

by Connie Dieken

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