As a communication skill training expert, Renee Grant-Williams meets with hundreds of business professionals. She realizes they are under a great deal of stress to deliver more, with fewer resources, in an increasingly competitive business environment. As the demands they face get tougher, those who develop good communication skills will have a decided advantage.The professionals she speaks to appreciate the reality-based communication strategies she uses—strategies that help them become more persuasive, command more attention, and gain the confidence and respect of others. She often says that she doesn’t feel her job is to teach people how to speak, but how to remove the obstacles that prevent them from communicating their ideas clearly and dynamically. Renee has an uncanny way of getting right to the source of a problem and finding its solution, and her specific, easy-to-learn techniques immediately empower those who use them to bring out the best in themselves.Sixteen years of experience as national director of sales for prominent film and music production companies—successfully marketing campaigns to Disney, Kraft, Blockbuster, General Motors, American Airlines, and countless others have taught her first-hand that positive voice techniques translate into good business.Renee is the author of VOICE POWER: Using Your Voice to Captivate, Persuade, and Command Attention, published by AMACOM, NY. Endorsed by Paul Harvey, VOICE POWER was chosen by Soundview Executive Book Summaries as one of the best business books of 2002 and released in Japanese by DIAMOND INC. She has created and teaches a course for BNU, Barnes & Noble’s online university, titled Stand and Deliver: Speaking with Confidence.She has been quoted by Cosmopolitan, Business Week, Southern Living, TV Guide, AP, UPI, Newhouse News, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and San Francisco Chronicle. Television and radio appearances include ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, BRAVO, USA, MTV, GAC, PBS, BBC, and NPR.Renee has worked with individual speakers too, including the on-camera talent of the Shop-At-Home Network, politicians, local, state and federal – even the Sheriff of Nashville. She has also coached well-known entertainers like the Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Christina Aguilera, Randy Travis, Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Huey Lewis, Linda Ronstadt, Charlie Daniels, Martina McBride, Lyle Lovett, Larry Gatlin, and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Renee Grant-Williams and other top speakers and celebrities.