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Too many managers do not have the promotable trait called Executive Presence. There are numerous definitions — some focus simply on the communication skills while others focus on skills that are too tactical. Leaders need to project the Executive Presence to motivate and challenge their direct reports. Learn how to improve your executive presence, a trait which reflects your readiness to be promoted.
Has this happened to you?
You realize that everyone around you is getting promoted except for you. The feedback you have received focuses on your superior ability to get results with the caveat that your communication lacks emotional-social intelligence. If this sounds familiar and you are not sure what your next steps should be, you need to improve your Executive Presence.
Executive presence is a set of skills that reflect a leader’s readiness to be promoted and lead strategic initiatives. It includes the following traits:
Components that often get focused:
Learn how to improve your executive presence that reflects your strong leadership qualities and readiness to get promoted.
Valerie Pelan provides her clients a strategic and global perspective that combines her business experience with a current view of the competitive environment. As President of Integrated Focus, she provides executive coaching on leadership areas such as executive presence, career transitioning and leading change. Her breadth of experience as a business advisor spans Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and non-profit Boards. Some of her recent clients are Hyatt, Novation, AAFES, PepsiCo, AT&T, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Perot Museum, and UTD Executive MBA program.
Valerie was featured in Jan. 2009 Dallas Business Journal: “Two Minutes with Leadership Guru”. Her clients agree she provides a strategic perspective on leadership that improves a person’s performance and positively impacts their career and business results.
Valerie’s 20+ years of leadership experience includes strategic organizational areas: product management, competitive and financial analysis, regulatory affairs and new service implementation. This breadth of business acumen enriches her executive leadership development and consulting processes. Her clients like her thought provoking and purposeful solutions to their current business challenges.View all trainings by this speaker