Got Executive Presence?


executive presence of an effective leader imageGravitas. Credibility. Authority. Command of the room. Confidence. Influence.

These are words that are frequently part of the conversation regarding executive presence.

Shouldn’t it be enough that you are good at your job? Won’t your ideas be adopted based solely on their value to your customers and company?

We all know someone who has “it”. Who are a few of your favorite leaders that embody the kind of executive presence you would like to emulate?

Can you name the key factors required in attaining it? And, finally, do you believe that you can excel as a leader without developing or refining your executive presence?

Myth or Factor?

The following are elements that can have an impact on your effectiveness as a leader, specifically your Executive Presence. Can you separate the myth from the key factor? Notice we are not proposing these elements as facts, but rather as potential factors that could contribute to your executive presence.

From the list below, choose the top ten factors you think make the most significant contribution to developing and refining executive presence. Feel free to add words to our list. Share your top ten factors and ideas with us.  Email us with the Subject Line:  “Factors of Executive Presence”

  • Poised
  • Confident
  • Blunt
  • Humble
  • Charismatic
  • Expert
  • Arrogant
  • Passionate
  • Articulate
  • Stylish
  • Authentic
  • Personable
  • Engaging
  • Influential
  • Serious
  • Aggressive
  • Humorous
  • Competent
  • Driven
  • Focused