Patricia Fripp of the National Speakers Association recommends You've Got To Be Believed to Be Heard

Self-Directed Learning Resources

Choose from several books and seminars on DVDs created by Decker Communications to help you be more effective in leadership and communication.

  • Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action

    There’s no such thing as private speaking. From the boardroom to the water cooler, from voicemail to video chat, even at backyard barbecues and soccer practice, you have the opportunity to influence and inspire action. Every. Time. You. Speak. Sure, in business and in life, people check off an action … Continue reading

    There’s no such thing as private speaking. From the boardroom to the water cooler, from voicemail to video chat, even at backyard barbecues and soccer practice, you have the opportunity to influence and inspire action. Every. Time. You. Speak.

    Sure, in business and in life, people check off an action item because they have to. But what if they were so moved that they wanted to do it? You must earn the license to lead. Not by expertise, authority or title alone, but by influence.

    $27.00 Add to cart
  • You’ve Got to Be Believed to Be Heard

    You’ve Got to Be Believed to Be Heard

    Bert Decker’s Best Seller Revised and Updated!

    Now, the complete book of speaking.

    In this revised and updated edition of his bestselling book, he distills his expertise into a fresh new approach to speaking, with examples and how-to exercises that anyone can follow. Decker rounds out the behavioral focus of the first edition to include his powerful tool to organize content. Now you can learn to create focused, listener-based messages in half the time. Spend a few evenings with this complete book of speaking, and you will discover how to win the emotional trust of others—the true basis of communicating in any situation.

    $24.95 Add to cart
  • Decker Grid Folders

    Decker Grid Message Folders

    Prepare for every communication experience with Decker Grid Folders.

    These 8 1/2″ x 11” folders are made of strong cardstock. Inside you’ll find the Preparation Triangle and Presentation Grid to help you create a focused, listener-based message every time.
    $1.50 Add to cart