Developing Executive Presence
Building Belief in Your Leadership
The first time Michael saw his CEO speak at a conference, he was amazed by how "together" she was. There must have been more than 100 people in the room, yet she appeared calm, confident and in control.
But there was something else that kept everyone on the edge of their seats. Michael couldn't put his finger on it, but he knew it was an essential quality in a leader. Whatever it was, it earned her a standing ovation – and his respect.
It was her "executive presence" that so impressed Michael and the other members of the audience.
While it can appear that successful people are born with a magic touch, executive presence is something that anyone can learn. In this article, we'll look at how you can develop it yourself, and boost people's belief in your leadership.