Sound leadership requires more than knowing how to do your job, it involves the following:
In essence, executive presence is critical for leadership success.
Executive presence means different things to different people. This is the most helpful, albeit broad, definition we’ve found to date: Executive presence is the ability of a leader to engage, align, inspire, and move people to act.
And it involves three things:
Do you have executive presence? To enhance your presence, check out our Speak Up and Be Effective™ - Momentum program or consider Executive Coaching. Email Katherine (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more or enroll. Take a look at our recommended reading below:
Epstein, Audrey. What CEOs Can Do To Improve Their ‘Executive Presence’, Chief Executive, 16 Mar. 2018. Accessed 20 Mar. 2018.
Miller, Jennifer. Tips for Developing Your Executive Presence, The Economist. Accessed 20 Mar. 2018.
Noymer Levine, Beth. Executive Presence: How to be Taken More Seriously as a Leader, Forbes, 2 Jan. 2018. Accessed 20 Mar. 2018.
Sullivan, Jay. Leading With Executive Presence: What Can We Learn From The Soldier And The Saint?, Forbes, 15 Mar. 2018. Accessed 20 Mar. 2018.