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Dianna Booher's 45th published book

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 9781609940119

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“I’m a big fan of Dianna Booher. Her new book, Creating Personal Presence, will help you communicate the very best version of yourself as a leader. Read it!”

—Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Full Steam Ahead!


“Booher makes ‘presence’ actionable. This is my kind of book!”

—Marshall Goldsmith, author of the New York Times bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There


"This extraordinary book is full of invaluable ideas and insights that can help you to get paid more and promoted faster than you ever thought possible."

—Brian Tracy, author of How the Best Leaders Lead, Goals!, and Eat That Frog!


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Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader

By Dianna Booher

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As the author of more than 40 books, published in 26 languages, Dianna has published with Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books, Warner, McGraw-Hill, Random House, and Berrett-Koehler. Several have been major book club selections.

Her latest titles:

  • 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!
  • E-WRITING: 21st-Century Tools for Effective Communication
  • Communicate with Confidence!
  • From Contact to Contract


Dianna has been interviewed by Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, 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, Investor’s Business Daily, Industry Week, 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.


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, Dell, AMR, Siemens Medical, Bayer, Alcatel-Lucent, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Bell Helicopter, PepsiCo, JCPenney, Merrill Lynch, Raymond James, JPMorgan Chase, Principal Financial Group, Northwestern Mutual Insurance, Verizon, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Senate.