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Decker Communications Called ‘The Gold Standard’ in USA Today

February 5, 2013
In the USA Today weekly column ‘Entrepreneurial Tightrope’ by Gladys Edmunds, Decker Communications was named ‘the gold standard’ for communication training programs.

“It’s been 20 years since I took that training program, and still, each time I approach the speaker’s platform, all the important points of delivering a presentation rush to my mind….it is still the gold standard I look for in any training I participate in.”

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Communications Firm Highlights Serena Williams, J.J. Watt as Figures with Most Impactful Messages of 2017
December 29, 2017
Communications training and consulting firm Decker Communications Inc. recently released its Top 10 Communications Moments of 2017 list, highlighting how some people made a major impact with their public messages over the past year. Ben Decker, the firm's CEO, recently spoke with ABC News on how he formulated the list...

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Speaking Up
October 30, 2017
Kelly Decker, President of Decker Communications and MBA '04 of the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business shares important communication lessons, the Decker Method™ and one of the most satisfying moments of her career...

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Decker Communications in PR Newsire

Decker Digital: Online Learning In Bite-Sized Modules – With A Twist
March 16, 2017
Gone are the days where "online training" and "e-learning" were synonymous with "boring" and "waste of time," where users mindlessly click-click-snooze. Decker Communications Inc., the leading business communication training, coaching and consulting firm, unveiled a first-of-its-kind online learning training.

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Top 10 in 2016: Communication Moments
December 21, 2016
Decker Communications CEO Ben Decker joins FOX KTVU Channel 2 anchors Sal Castaneda, Claudine Wong and Mike Mibach to discuss the Top Communication Moments this year including: Michelle Obama's DNC Speech, Colin Kaepernick's 'Knee Drop Heard Round The World' and Sheryl Sandberg's Commencement Speech at UC Berkeley.

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Power Pose: Why Career Coaches Won’t Stop Telling You to Stand Like Wonder Woman
October 25, 2016
"'We debate it more internally than anything else,' said Kelly Decker, president of Decker Communications, a business coaching firm. Her group teaches the 'forward lean,' its twist on the power pose that's more appropriate for group settings..."

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The Two Most Critical Elements of Interview Day
October 12, 2016
Does your confidence (or insecurity) show in your physical appearance? One of my favorite writers, communications expert Bert Decker, calls this trifecta the “believability factor” in his excellent book You've Got to be Believed to be Heard...

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Decker Communications in PR Newsire

Scott Bender Joins Decker Communications
May 3, 2016
Decker Communications, the leading business communication training, coaching and consulting firm, announces today that Scott Bender will join the team as senior vice president of the sales team. “Scott is strategic, collaborative and a natural cultural fit for our team, which is to say he’s an incredible relationship builder, he’s growth-minded and he leads with humble confidence,” said Ben Decker, CEO of Decker Communications...

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December 22, 2017

J.J. Watt’s work in hurricane relief came in second on this year’s list of Top 10 Communication Moments, as compiled by Decker Communications. Watt’s fundraising for victims of Hurricane Harvey finished behind only the #MeToo Moment of October in the survey.

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Decker Communications in PR Newsire

Do You Communicate To Influence In English Or In Spanish?
July 27, 2017
¿Hablas español? Decker Communications Inc.,
the leading global business communication
training, coaching and consulting firm, is proud
to finally be able to answer that question, “¡Sí!”

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Top Sports Communication Moments of 2016
January 10, 2017
The athletes and sports figures that landed on the list of Decker Communications' Top 10 Communication Moments of 2016 are highlighted in this feature story from ABC News Radio. CEO, of Decker Communications, Ben Decker weighs in to explain why and what we can all learn from them.

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Top Communication Moments of 2016
December 19, 2016
Ben Decker, CEO of Decker Communications joins Brian Sussman of KSFO to discuss the Top 10 Communication Moments of 2016 and what lesson we can learn from each.

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5 Discouraging Phrases You Need to Avoid As A Boss
October 25, 2016
"Kelly Decker, co-author of Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action, notes that emphasis is crucial here. 'Whether you emphasize you or this completely changes the meaning of this phrase,' Decker says. 'You can make people feel more included, more supported and more validated by shifting the emphasis you use...'"

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International Business Times

Body Language Science
September 9, 2016
In one-on-one conversations, for example, it’s standard to hold eye contact for seven to 10 seconds, Ben Decker, chief executive officer of Decker Communications, a San Francisco-based training and consulting firm told WSJ. So if a person breaks eye contact...

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