Building Trust and Rapport in Virtual Communication with Cara Hale Alter - Professional BusinessWomen of California

Building Trust and Rapport in Virtual Communication with Cara Hale Alter

August 10, 2021 - 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Tuesday, August 10th at 4:00 PM Pacific Time


In this live webinar, Cara Hale Alter takes the core concepts from her book The Credibility Code and adapts them for virtual meetings. She’ll provide nutrient-rich information on cultivating “Visible Credibility” — the ability to project confidence and competence so that your value is on full display. Plus, she’ll offer tips for looking your best on webcam, building rapport through nonverbal cues, and establishing expertise by seamlessly navigating the virtual medium.


Join us on August 10th and explore:

  • Cultivating personal presence
  • Striking a balance between authority and approachability
  • Webcam rules for posture, voice, and eye contact
  • Tips for choosing the right medium (video, telephone, email) for the situation
  • Why we get “Zoom fatigue” and how to counteract it


This webinar will be recorded.

Speaker Information

Relying on 20 years of research, Cara has a deep understanding of how nonverbal communication shapes the perception of leadership presence. She literally wrote the book on projecting credibility and confidence: the critically acclaimed The Credibility Code. In workshops, she’s known for delivering precision feedback with warmth and humor. She’s an energetic and compelling presenter, having won numerous national awards for public speaking.


As founder and president of SpeechSkills, Cara has provided training to some of the world’s best-known companies, including Allianz, Caterpillar, eBay, Gap Inc., Google, IDEO, and Williams-Sonoma. A guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Stanford University, and UC Hastings College of Law, Cara has also worked with numerous top-100 law firms, including DLA Piper, Morgan Lewis, O’Melveny & Myers, and White & Case. She is a frequent media resource, appearing in, The Globe and Mail, USA Today, and numerous other media outlets.