In this episode, Andrea invites Diane DiResta, CSP, Founder and CEO of DiResta Communications, Inc., a New York City consultancy serving business leaders who deliver high stakes presentations— whether one-to-one, in front of a crowd or from an electronic platform. DiResta is the author of Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power, Punch, and Pizzazz, an Amazon.com category best-seller and has spoken on 4 continents.
Diane is Past President of the NYC chapter of National Speakers Association and former media trainer for the National Basketball Association and WNBA. She was featured on CNN, and quoted in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, London Guardian, and Investors Business Daily and Bloomberg radio.
Diane is a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than 12% of speakers nationwide as well as a certified virtual presenter. Her blog, Knockout Presentations, made the Top 50 Public Speaking blogs and her audio course, Speak Confidently and Effectively ranked #5 on Linkedin’s Top 20 Popular Course.
By listening to the show, you’ll learn:
1) How to build influence
2) Why public speaking is one of the most relevant leadership skills
3) What is the secret of an excellent public speaker
Books mentioned in this episode:
“Think and Grow Rich”, Harv Eker’s book “Secrets of the Millionaire’s Mind”, and Jim Collins “Good to Great.”
You can reach Diane at:
Website – http://www.diresta.com
LinkedIn – http://www.linkedin.com/in/dianediresta
You can find Diane in Clubhouse as well @dianediresta
And you can also look for her top-ranked LinkedIn course, Speaking Confidently and Effectively.