Q & A | Sari de la Motte


2014 Legislative Summit | Aug. 20, 2014


Sari de la Motte is founder and CEO of FORTE, a communications consulting firm in Portland, Oregon, that specializes in nonverbal communication. She has coached Fortune 500 executives, trial attorneys, government officials and educators to increase their influence and leadership through the power of nonverbal communication.  This interview discusses how what we say without words can influence how receptive people are to our message, both with colleagues at work and with people in our everyday lives.

NCSL Contacts

  • Larry Morandi, Director, State Policy Research Division
  • Mary Winter, Associate Editor, Communications Division