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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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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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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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"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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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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Ben Decker, CEO of Decker Communications, weighs in on the communication styles of the 2016 presidential candidates. From Marco Rubio to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, as well as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, what kind of impact has communication had (and what will it have) on their campaigns? In this clip, he discusses why authenticity matters.

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"People who are genuinely open to new relationships adopt an open stance, shoulders apart and hands at their sides, turning slightly toward newcomers to welcome them, says Kelly Decker, president of Decker Communications, a San Francisco consulting and training firm. Also, their gestures match their words..."

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Decker Digital: Online Learning In Bite-Sized Modules – With A Twist
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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
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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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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, 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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Ben Decker joins Carol Massar and Cory Johnson on The Bloomberg Advantage to discuss the Top Ten Best and Worst Communicators of 2015. Who made the list, who did not, and how does it impact business, politics and even pop culture?

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