How Do Others Perceive You?
That’s the question underlying the concept of executive presence. We should know: Our founder, New York Times bestselling author Harrison Monarth, wrote the book on it.
Global studies have highlighted the importance of executive presence to career success
For instance, in one survey of 400 corporate executives and CEOs:
said executive presence helps people get ahead
said limited executive presence can hold people back
Executive presence is primarily about influence and impact. Leaders who have it are seen as confident and engaging. They’re known for building strong relationships across organizational levels. They’re perceived as calm and decisive in a crisis. They communicate clearly and persuasively. And they mobilize the right people to tackle complex challenges. In short, they get results.
Over 20 years of coaching leaders, we’ve identified a comprehensive list of traits, skills and behaviors associated with executive presence, and we’re excited to share this research with your organization.