Develop Your Executive Presence – Have Gravitas, Communicate with Conviction, and Be Assertive
When 400 CEOs were asked how they chose their next level leaders, 89% of them said they looked for one critical trait – executive presence. So, we know that executive presence is crucial for professional success.
However, do you have executive presence as a leader? If you don’t, how can you get it? Join this session, where corporate trainer Joel Garfinkle will show you four ways to convey confidence and command respect. You will learn new strategies on how to come across with confidence, conviction, and gravitas. You will leave with a systematic step-by-step process on how to build, develop, and leverage your executive presence.
With this session, you’ll acquire the necessary tools to develop your executive presence and become the elite performer who influences outcomes, contributes to major decisions, and drives change for the betterment of the company.
Do you want to know how you rate as a leader with executive presence? When you sign up for this session, you’ll receive a self-assessment questionnaire based on the 4x4 executive presence competency model of gravitas, authority, reputation, and communication. You’ll have an opportunity to evaluate your own executive presence and determine your strengths and weaknesses.
Once you complete the assessment, send in your results. All your data will then be gathered, analyzed, and presented with a summary of the findings. This will take place at the beginning of the actual session.
This session will help you:
Radiate gravitas: You will learn how to be poised, confident, in command, and charismatic
Act with authority: You will learn how to be decisive, bold, accountable and convincing
Build a positive reputation: You will learn how to be seen as credible, trustworthy, respected, and reliable
Communicate powerfully: You will learn how to be concise, prepared, and deliver confident messages with conviction
Executive presence: Introduction
What is executive presence?
Why is executive presence important?
How do others in your company perceive you? Do they see you as having a low or high degree of executive presence?
Where does executive presence matter at work?
What are the situations that an improved executive presence will benefit (e.g. meetings, events, presentations, reviews)?
Who is the audience that most benefits from an improved executive presence (e.g. customers, clients, vendors, employees, bosses, senior leadership)?
What do you do to undermine your executive presence?
Not being concise, succinct, and to the point when communicating
Lacking conviction, confidence, and command of situations
Being quiet, reserved, and lacking initiative
Not willing to take full responsibility and ownership for projects and outcomes
Learn the 4x4 executive presence competency model
Gravitas: You are poised, confident, in command and charismatic
Authority: You are decisive, bold, and convincing
Reputation: You are seen as credible, trustworthy, respected, and reliable
Communication: You know how to be concise, prepared, and deliver confident messages with conviction
Joel Garfinkle has 20 years’ speaking experience as both a keynote speaker and a corporate trainer. Joel’s clients include Oracle, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Toyota, NBA, Warner Bros and Nestlé. He has written 7 books and more than 300+ articles on leadership, workplace issues and caree...
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