Praise for The Credibility Code

“Cara does something in this book I have never seen before: she demystifies the most elusive quality of business success: credibility. She dares ask the essential communications question we’re all afraid of: ‘Does anyone actually believe in me?’ And then she shows us how to make sure the answer is always ‘Yes.’”
—Dan Roam
International best-selling author of The Back of the Napkin and Blah Blah Blah
"The Credibility Code is the real deal. Cara Hale Alter delivers what many promise but few even understand. In a short well-crafted text, she demystifies the nonverbal cues that establish credibility."
—Patricia Ryan Madson
Stanford University Emerita and author of Improv Wisdom
“Eye-opening! Vital information for all levels of professionals from junior associates to senior executives.”
—Ori Brafman
New York Times best-selling author of The Starfish and the Spider and Sway

Praise for Cara Hale Alter

“When it comes to credibility, Cara Hale Alter is the only expert I’ve ever seen who can define it, demonstrate it, and make it actionable.”
—Lynda Ziegler
Executive Vice President
Southern California Edison
"Cara Alter is an amazing personal transformer. All levels of leaders from team leads to senior executives have attended Cara’s program, and it is consistently the highest rated program we offer though our Learning and Development menu.”
—Kathy Reddick
Leadership Development
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
“Cara Hale Alter was one of the most interesting and helpful speakers we’ve had in 15 years of programming!”
—Ben Riley
President
Northern California Chapter Association of Business Trial Lawyers
“Cara’s a master at identifying simple behaviors that can, and do, lead to transformational results!”
—Joan M. Haratani, Esq.
Past President Bar Association of San Francisco
“A true master of public speaking, Cara Hale Alter is not just compelling and captivating; she shows you how to be compelling and captivating. She is the closest thing to a magic pill that transforms you into a leader.”
—Jeannine Yoo Sano
Partner
White & Case, Intellectual Property Litigation
“Cara Hale Alter is the best consultant I’ve ever brought in. She has the extraordinary ability to build upon the natural style of each individual. My staff unanimously gave her rave reviews.”
—Jocelyn Quintos
Department of Public Works
City and County of San Francisco
“Cara was wonderful! We look forward to working with her to improve our ability to deliver persuasive presentations internally and to our customers!”
—Wesley Chan
Product Manager
Google

Praise for Seminars and Workshops

“In a nutshell, Projecting Credibility and Confidence has become the highest value learning program among our employees by building more than just presentation skills—it builds self-confidence. Cara is dynamic and engaging—100 percent of attendees rate her as excellent.”
—Steve Leech
Vice President, Human Resources
Shutterfly
“The value of this training is tremendous. I credit a great deal of my success to what I learned from Cara Hale Alter. I continually stress with my students and colleagues that this may be the single most important training of their careers.”
—David Bangsberg
Director of Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
“Before SpeechSkills, our company struggled to leverage our significant sales expertise. Now, not only can our sales force effectively articulate the value of our company, we are sought after speakers in the industry.”
—Tom Bagwell
Director, Peterson University & Power Marketing
Peterson Power Systems
“After more than 25 years in the Training and Development industry, every once in a while a gem crosses your desk. Cara Hale Alter provides the complete package to show you how to deliver your message with impact.”
—Joe Recchio
Manager of Training & Development
Dart Container Sales
“The feedback and evaluations were unanimously excellent! Thanks for bringing enormous value, relevant insight, and a huge measure of meaningful and productive fun to IDEO!”
—Tom Stat
Director of Business Development
IDEO
“Before I took this class, I used to think that certain people had special gifts. Now I understand that these are skills that are achievable for everyone.”
—Adam Rothschild
Mindtribe Product Engineering
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“After more than twenty-five years in the Training and Development industry, every once in a while a gem crosses your desk. Cara Hale Alter provides the complete package to show you how to deliver your message with impact.”
—Joe Recchio
Manager of Training & Development
Dart Container Sales
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Live Courses

Our live workshops and seminars combine content-rich information with hands-on skill building. Whether for a small internal team or a large international conference, our expert trainers can travel to your location to provide interactive, personalized training options. LEARN MORE

Open Enrollment Workshops

For individuals interested in live small-group workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area, the schedule of upcoming programs can be found here. LEARN MORE

Online Training

In 25+ video lessons, Cara Hale Alter expands upon the core concepts from her book The Credibility Code – complete with behavior demos, skill drills, practice ideas, worksheets, and self-assessment tools – to give you a comprehensive self-study guide to cultivating your personal presence. LEARN MORE
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The Credibility Code Online Training

In 20+ video lessons, Cara Hale Alter breaks down the core concepts from her book The Credibility Code – complete with behavior demos, skill drills, practice ideas, worksheets, and self-assessment tools – to give you a comprehensive self-study guide to cultivating your personal presence. LEARN MORE
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Books & Games

In her book The Credibility Code, Cara Hale Alter outlines the specific “codes of conduct” that influence the perception of credibility. Additionally, our boxed set of SpeechSkills SoundBites cards provides an effective practice session in a box by combining fun with skill building. LEARN MORE
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One-on-one Coaching

Whether you want to increase your overall skill level or prepare for an upcoming event, one of our highly qualified SpeechSkills trainers can provide personalized coaching in hourly sessions via video chat or onsite in our San Francisco office. LEARN MORE
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Keynotes

With a focus on leadership presence and projecting credibility, Cara Hale Alter’s keynote presentations provide the perfect blend of substantive material and tangible takeaways, delivered in a playful, energetic style. LEARN MORE
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Train the Trainer Program

Our Train The Trainer certification enables corporate trainers and independent coaches to facilitate the SpeechSkills 1.5-day “Projecting Credibility and Confidence” workshop and provide one-on-one coaching support using SpeechSkills’ materials and methodologies. LEARN MORE
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