Dianna Booher, MA, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame

Dianna Booher is the author of 48 books, published in 61 foreign-language editions (published by Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books, Penguin Random House, Warner, HarperCollins/Thomas Nelson, McGraw-Hill,  Zondervan, and  Berrett-Koehler). Sub-rights sales include video, audio, software, and e-learning. Her works have been featured by Good Morning America, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, NPR, FastCompany.com, CNN, FOX, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Success, EntrepreneurSelling PowerPsychology Today, CareerBuilder.com, and Monster.com.

You can read her blogs on Forbes, HuffPost, Microsoft’s Modern Office, and The CEO Magazine. Several books have been major book club selections, and others have won national and industry awards:

So what’s the quality of her writing?  The awards and recognition she has racked up suggest the answer to that question:

  • Richtopia’s “Top 200 Most Influential Authors” (#56) (2017, 2018)
  • Axiom Awards Silver Medalist (2018)
  • American Library Association: Best Young Adult Nonfiction of the Year
  • Executive Soundview Summaries: Best 25 Business Books of the Decade
  • Newbridge Executive Book Club–Main Selection
  • Macmillan Executive Book Club Selection
  • Fortune Book Club Selection
  • Writer’s Digest Book Club Selection
  • Business Week Book Club Selection
  • Book-of-the-Month Club (alternate selection)
  • Money Book Club
  • C-Suite Book Club

Click on the right to hear Forbes commentator Kate Delaney interview Dianna Booher (for NSA’s Voices of Experience) about her writing career and the latest trends in book publishing and agenting.

Awards/Recognition Based on Dianna’s Content, Keynotes, Course Design

  • IBM: Star Quality Award (based on highest-rated outside speaker for the year)
  • Frito-Lay: Minority/Women-Owned Vendor of the Year for Overall Impact on the Organization —based on Dianna’s work within the organization
  • Top Leadership 500  (Leadership Excellence multi-year lists)

Personal Awards as Company Founder, Speaker, Course Designer (Dianna Booher)

  • American Library Association’s Best Nonfiction of the Year—Young Adult Category —Rape: What Would You Do If…?
  • “Executive Soundview Summaries: Best 25 Business Books of the Decade” (Executive Soundview Summaries) Cutting Paperwork in the Corporate Culture
  • Human Resource Development (HRD): Awarded the “Best Training Product of the Year” for Basic Steps for Better Business Writing (Britannica) (course developer and scriptwriter)
  • New York Film Festival: Finalist for the Cindy Award for Online Courseware—Effective Writing and Effective Editing— (course developer and consultant)
  • American Media: “Trainer’s Choice” Award for Closing the Gender Communication Gap— (scriptwriter and consultant)
  • Amazon #1 Bestseller >Sales & Selling,  #3 Bestseller >Business Leadership—Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader
  • Amazon #1 Bestseller>Sales & Selling Presentations —What MORE Can I Say? Why Communication Fails and What to Do About It
  • Amazon #1 Bestseller>Religion/Spirituality >Business Books Overall #20 All Books—Your Signature Work
  • Amazon #4 Bestseller>Business & Money >Communication —Communicate Like a Leader
  • Amazon #12 Bestseller>Business Books —The Voice of Authority: 10 Communication Strategies Every Leader Needs to Know
  • Top 100 Thought Leaders in America on Management/Leadership (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) —Leadership Excellence
  • Top 100 Minds on Personal/Professional Development (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) — Leadership Excellence
  • Top 5 Speaker—Communication (by Speakers Platform—2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Speaker Hall of Fame  (inducted by the National Speakers Association)
  • Legend of the Speaking Industry (inducted by Veteran Speakers Group, 2015)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (American Society of Training and Development—Dallas)
  • Top 30 Global Communication Gurus (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • “21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century” (Successful Meetings magazine)
  •  Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the World (Richtopia list, 2017, 2018 #56)

Why Dianna Booher?

Dianna’s qualifications speak for themselves. If it is experienced leadership you want, that’s exactly what you will get in her publishing program. Dianna will share the following statistics from her wealth of experience:

  • Worked with 33 editors (they move around often in this business!)
  • Published 48 books (full-length hardcover or softcover books with traditional publishers; none self-published)
  • Published with 19 different publishers/imprints (most of the mega-conglomerates; each have specialty imprints)
  • Published 61 foreign-language editions
  • Worked with seven agents in selling her books in different genres, including the foreign editions and sub-rights
  • Established a portfolio of more than 200 products (books, training courses, audio, video, musicals, job aids, e-learning courses)

A Note from Dianna… “Please join me in this intensive, totally personalized coaching program. The information and resources I’ll share could make this the year YOU become a published, top-selling author!” If you’re already a seasoned author, you’ll master even more techniques to write faster and market smarter to grow your brand!