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Dianna Booher

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—Author of 47 books, published in 26 languages, with Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and McGraw-Hill

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People often get promoted from supervisor to manager or from manager to senior executive with brilliant technical skills but without the  accompanying leadership and communication skills for the job. As a result, these bosses get stuck in micromanagement mode. Read more.

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When you read Communicate Like a Leader, you’ll learn strategic communication skills that will improve your relationship with your people and actually make leading easier. Dianna Booher is the communication guru of the 21st century!

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Great leaders are great communicators, as Dianna Booher points out in this smart, useful book. If you want to become a top-notch strategic communicator, you’d do well to heed the advice in its pages.

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