Executive Presence...A Shortcut to Success

Can “executive presence be learned or does it just take years on the job to develop?” is a question I hear quite often….Yes! “Presence” can be learned and in a very short time

I know you recognize it when you see it in executives, actors, race car drivers, Olympic gymnasts, to name a few professions. However what is it really?

 

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"Speak Like a Pro" Techniques

Confidence!! Despite what you might have heard, confidence is not an elusive, mystical, magical gift given to a special few. For help many people turn to the highly recognized and valued Norman Vincent Peale’s "The Power of Positive Thinking" or to Tony Robbin'’ "Unleash the Power Within".

However, the one power most often overlooked, is the "Power of Your Own Voice". It is how you give voice to your personal power and how you articulate your positive thoughts.

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What Executives can Learn from "Silent-Screen" Stars

Imagine you’re a young “silent screen” actor such as Charlie Chaplin or Greta Garbo. Your focus is ONE thing – getting the role that will make you a star.

After weeks, months, and years of dance classes, acting classes, mime classes, diets, skin treatments, and many auditions, you manage to master the necessary skills and you look great.

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Successful Executives know this Secret

Some “gurus” out there claim to know “the ONE" secret to advancing quickly in your career and/or how to shoot your business to the top overnight.

Alas, if only this were so… then we could all plug this ONE magic idea into our business or career strategies and begin enjoying our newly acquired leisure time.

However “real secrets” do exist… One of the most powerful is your SPEAKING VOICE: It is the “secret” to sounding confident and charismatic and making sure your message is heard.

In fact, over my 25+ years of coaching executives and professionals, I have found that communicating in the most confident and charismatic way possible is the bottom line to selling yourself, your ideas, your products and your services.

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Are You a Leader who is Making this Colossal Mistake

It is already Feb. of 2019 and many business professionals and executives are still making this colossal mistake.

If I was a corporate executive, or an entrepreneur building a business today, there is one essential thing I would want to have with me at all times.

I want to talk about this one essential - because it's the most unrecognized mistake that most executives and business professionals make.

In fact, once my clients learn how powerful it is, they tell me that they wish they had learned this at the beginning of their career.

The mistake is not recognizing that how you speak is as important as what you say. Your vocal tone is the secret to confidence and persuasion in all speaking situations: conversation, sales, presentation, teleconferences…….

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