Archive | March, 2013

‘Executive Presence’: = / > ‘Charisma’?

In a recent blog, I defined executive presence as ‘that hard-to-define, but immediately recognizable quality that makes certain leaders stand-out – often by their mere presence. It’s far more than image. Image is one component, but not the primary one. It has little to do with content or technical knowledge, and it has everything to do […]

How much change could a leader change … if a leader could really change?

As a leadership coach, I frequently work with executives who don’t match the current vision of the ideal fit for the role. Often – but not always – the gap is one that can be bridged by developing new sustainable behaviors with the support of a good behavioral coach and authentic upper management. Before we […]

Executive Presence . . .

. . . How Capable Leaders Project Emotional Intelligence Executive Presence is that hard-to-define, but immediately recognizable quality that makes certain leaders stand-out – often by their mere presence. It’s far more than image. Image is one component, but not the primary one. It has little to do with content or technical knowledge, and it […]