Are You a Leader Experiencing Any of The Challenges Below?

Here are 10 signs you need help with your “Executive Presence”.

  1. Not getting promoted to senior roles : You find it difficult to get noticed by key decision-makers. You  miss out on opportunities for career advancement or being considered for strategic initiatives.
  2. Limited Influence: Limited Influence: You struggle to influence and persuade others. Your ideas might not be taken seriously, and you find it difficult to gain buy-in from their teams or stakeholders.
  3. Difficulty in Building Relationships: Difficulty in Building Relationships: You find it difficult to connect with people on a deeper level. Leaders lacking this presence may find it challenging to build meaningful relationships and establish rapport, which is crucial for effective teamwork and collaboration.
  4. Underestimation of Competence: Underestimation of Competence: Your stakeholders underestimate your competence and skills, leading to missed opportunities and overlooked contributions.
  5. Limited Executive Visibility: Limited Executive Visibility: You find it difficult to represent your organisation in high-profile situations, such as public speaking events or media interactions, which can impact the company’s image and reputation and grow your own profile
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  1. Ineffective Communication: Ineffective Communication: struggle to communicate their ideas clearly, leading to misunderstandings, confusion, and a lack of alignment among team members.
  2. Difficulty in Handling Pressure: Difficulty in Handling Pressure: You find it difficult to remain composed and confident under pressure. You become flustered or anxious in high-stress situations, affecting their ability to make sound decisions.
  3. Lack of Charisma: Lack of Charisma: You struggle to inspire and engage their teams, making it challenging to foster enthusiasm and commitment.
  4. Struggle with Change Management: Struggle with Change Management: You struggle to inspire confidence and manage resistance during times of transition.
  5. Weak Leadership Impact: Weak Leadership Impact: Your attempts at motivating and leading fall flat, affecting team morale and performance

If you are then you need to improve and build your “Executive Presence”. Wondering what Executive Presence is ?

“Executive presence, is the Missing Link Between Merit and Success, It encompasses the qualities and attributes that enable individuals to project credibility, command attention, and influence others in a leadership capacity. It’s the unique combination of behaviours, communication skills, and appearance that sets exceptional leaders apart, allowing them to make a lasting impact both in and outside of their organisations”

Sylvia Ann Hewitt.

The  Framework for Executive Presence includes three core pillars:

  1. Gravitas: Gravitas involves projecting a sense of confidence, decisiveness, and authority. It encompasses the ability to speak with clarity and conviction, make well-informed decisions even in challenging situations, and command respect through a span and authentic demeanour.
  2. Communication: Effective communication is a crucial aspect of executive presence. Leaders with span communication skills can convey complex ideas in a clear and engaging manner. This includes not only verbal communication but also non-verbal cues such as body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice.
  3. Appearance: Appearance refers to the visual presentation of a leader, including grooming, attire, and overall physical presence. While appearance is not the sole determinant of executive presence, it does play a role in conveying professionalism, attention to detail, and alignment with organisational values.

Ultimately, executive presence is what enables leaders to leave a lasting impression, inspire confidence, and drive results. It’s a crucial factor in career advancement, building relationships, and effectively leading teams and organisations to success.

There is HOPE !

It’s not solely about charisma or an innate personality trait. It’s a skill that can be developed and refined over time through self-awareness, practice, and deliberate efforts to enhance these three pillars.

Why work with me ?

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Like you, I have been a CXO who has worked in 5 countries with CEOS and boards so I understand your world and challenges. Today I am an award winning International CXO  Coach. I have worked with CXOs and leaders across the globe . As an ICF -PCC coach, an executive coach trained by John Mattone (coach to Steve Jobs), and a Gold standard facilitator by Blair Singer, I empower leaders, teams, and organisations to achieve 10x results.

I achieve this through Executive, Business, and Team coaching, leadership interventions, and mindfulness solutions based on neuroscience and emotional intelligence. I integrate science, wisdom, and practical tools to enable leaders to achieve material success and live a holistic life.

My Clients are From

My Clients Work for these Companies

Some of the Designations of my Clients

CEOs
CXOs (CTO’s, CIO’s, CFO’s, CISO’s)
SVPs,VPs,
Startup Founders
Business Owners
Managing Director
Global Heads
IT Director,
Head of Data
Director-Customer Experience
Partner
Global Engagement Manager
Director Engineering
Head of IT
Principal/Senior Data Scientists
Vice President – Revenue Operations
Senior Director
Director- Product Management
Head strategic sourcing
Head of technology- e-commerce

The Executive Coaching Process:

  • 1. Initial Assessment: We begin with an initial chemistry session to understand your expectations and needs
  • 2. Goal Setting: Together, we establish specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals that align with your vision for personal and organisational success.
  • 3. Coaching Sessions: Regular one-on-one coaching sessions provide a structured platform to explore challenges, set action plans, and discuss progress.

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