Author of 45 books published in 23 countries & 16 languages; communications
Dianna Booher Bio
Dianna Booher helps organizations to improve productivity through effective communication: oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational.
As author of more than 40 books, Dianna has published with Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books, Warner, McGraw-Hill, and Random House. Her latest books include Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader; The Voice of Authority: 10 Communication Strategies Every Leader Needs to Know; Booher's Rules of Business Grammar: 101 Fast and Easy Ways to Correct the Most Common Errors; Speak with Confidence!: Powerful Presentations That Inform, Inspire, and Persuade; E-WRITING: 21st-Century Tools for Effective Communication; Communicate with Confidence!; From Contact to Contract; and Get a Life Without Sacrificing Your Career. Several have been major book club selections.
Recognized Communication Expert:
Dianna has been interviewed by Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, Fox, CNN, CNBC, USA Today, National Public Radio, Dr. Laura Radio Show, The New York Times, Washington Post, New York Newsday, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, Boardroom Reports, Working Woman, Industry Week, McCall's, Cosmopolitan, Success, Entrepreneur, among other national radio, TV, and newspapers. Executive Excellence Publishing named her as one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders" and one of the "Top 100 Minds on Personal Development." She holds a master's degree in English from the University of Houston.
Consultant and CEO:
Dianna first began to lead organizations to increase their productivity through effective communication in 1980 as founder of Booher Consultants. Since then, Booher trainers have taken Dianna's communication principles and techniques to hundreds of organizations on six continents.
Programs offered by her firm include business and technical writing, proposal writing, presentation skills, customer service communication, interpersonal skills, resolving conflict, effective meetings, listening, and personal productivity.
Booher Consultants has received vendor-of-the-year awards from clients such as IBM and Frito-Lay for Booher's overall impact on the organization.
Dianna's clients most often describe her and her programs this way:
"So many practical ideas I can use immediately" "Inspiring--you make me want to go out and do it now!" "High energy!"
Dianna delivers very focused programs addressing clients' specific communication issues as well as programs on personal growth topics.
Dianna has received the highest awards in the professional speaking industry, including induction into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame . Additionally, Successful Meetings magazine named Dianna on its list of "21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century."
Her clients include IBM, BP, Chevron, MCI, Hyatt Corporation, Nokia, Verizon, Hewlett-Packard, Texas Instruments, Siemens, Fujitsu, American Airlines, Boeing, Sabre, ExxonMobil, Occidental Petroleum, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Smith Barney, Shell Oil, Principal Financial Group, Northwestern Mutual, Deloitte & Touche, Federal Reserve Banks, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Hallmark, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol Myers Squibb, Alcatel-Lucent, Air National Guard, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Bell Helicopter, Air Liquide, U.S. Senate, and NASA, among many others.