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Leadership Exchange MagazineBeware of your credibility blind spots, says Cara Hale Alter, author of The Credibility Code: How to Project Confidence and Competence When it Matters Most. These image derailers can be irritating and distracting to everyone ... but you. Read the full article.
Training MagazineIn The Credibility Code, Cara has identified 25 specific visual and auditory cues that affect the perception of credibility. And unlike countless other cues, these cues are “within your active control.
Projecting confidence and competence
USA TodayAnita Bruzzese, syndicated columnist for Gannett, uses The Credibility Code to highlight key behaviors that influence executive presence.
Actions can speak louder than words
The Globe and MailHarvey Schachter reviews The Credibility Code and provides a concise overview of its key concepts.
Three key ways to project credibility
SF State MagazineBecome a more credible speaker and presenter. In order to appear more confident and capable in a face-to-face conversation, specific rules apply.
Cracking "The Credibility Code"
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionLaura Raines interviews Cara to learn some simple behaviors that support an image of confidence for any business professional.
Learn to project confidence and credibility
The Kansas City StarDianne Stafford outlines some key behaviors from The Credibility Code that increase your image of confidence.
Crack the code of credibility
The Cleveland Plain DealerTerri Mrosko references The Credibility Code to identify common habits that could undermine your image.
Tech RepublicRead Cara's article on common mistakes that can undercut your appearance of credibility.
Seven credibility blind spots that can derail your image
ForbesCara Hale Alter proposes that to win his next debate, Obama should turn to his best role model, the Obama of yesterday.
To win the next debate, Obama must learn from . . . Obama
Cara Hale Alter defines five key "tells" of leadership presence for the presidential candidates.
What Obama and Romney's body language will reveal in the debates
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"For anyone looking to improve his 'stage presence' or her speaking style, this is the book. It might change your life."
— Patricia Ryan Madson, Stanford University Emerita and author of Improv Wisdom
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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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