Executive Presence – what is it and how do you get it?

Executive Presence is a term that has been around leadership circles for a few years but exactly what it is can be confusing. There is not much clarity or consistency as to how the idiom is used.

According to a 2012 study by the Centre for Talent Innovation, a non-profit research organisation in New York, “being perceived as leadership material is essential to being promoted into leadership positions.” The 268 executives Continue reading

Mentoring can provide a powerful boost to career success

Executive mentoring is typically a trusted one-on-one relationship between a more experienced and less experienced executive. It is built on encouragement, constructive comments, openness and honesty, mutual trust and respect, and a willingness to share. There are other important elements as well – confidentiality, accountability, commitment, time and chemistry.

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