Your (Executive) Presence is Required

Kate's Voice

How to demonstrate Executive Presence through your voice In 2012, the Center for Talent Innovation published a now-famous study about executive presence. Executive Presence Presence mask resonance perception public speaking tips vocal power

How to convince executives that presenters need presentation skills training

PowerPoint Tips

But executives at their organization are comfortable with the old way of using the slide as a teleprompter, even though the audience hates it! How do you convince executives that they are hurting themselves when they present? When executives see what’s possible, they may like it!

Qualities and Characteristics of Executive Presence

Speaking Freely

Developing executive presence is much like being an actor working to develop a character. You must step into the skin of a leader and embody the physical, mental and emotional characteristics so that you behave as an executive. The post Qualities and Characteristics of Executive Presence appeared first on Speaking Freely. Communication executive presence Leadership Leadership Presence Uncategorized Leadership presence

Executive Communication Skills: Tech Habits

Matt Eventoff

Technology has changed how we work and often where we work, as we are now all mobile, and always on. Smartphones, net books and tablets have enabled our ability to work faster, cheaper, more efficiently and often more productively. Through social media we are able to meet people we might never have met and develop working relationships we would have been unable to develop years ago.

How to Communicate with Executives

Speaking Freely

If you are in a position to communicate with executives, it is important to learn the rules for delivering information to a top-level leader. First, understand what an executive is, as it will help you understand how to communicate information to him or her. An executive is a decision-making top-level leader. As such, the executive decides […]. The post How to Communicate with Executives appeared first on Speaking Freely

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Guest Posting: Speaking Up – Surviving Executive Presentations, by Rick Gilbert

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

and the primary developer of PowerSpeaking (the workshop), HighTechSpeaking, and Speaking Up: Presenting to Executives. He is the author of Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations and has authored articles in over 100 national publications on communication. Business Communication c-Suite executive presentations rick gilbert Rick Gilbert is the founder of PowerSpeaking, Inc.

Technology As Executive Coach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Because they do, we need fewer $150 sessions with our executive or even our life coach.  The must tech tools for most professionals are gmail and iPhone. The essential social network is LinkedIn. The personal one is Facebook. All have blocking/delete features.

7 Executive Communications Lessons for World-Class Speechwriters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Seven years ago this month, I added this Professionally Speaking blog to my Executive Communications website. Now, on New Year’s Day 2013, which happens to be my father’s 92nd Birthday — Happy Birthday Dad! — I’ve reached the milestone of 700 blog postings. This seems like a suitable moment to reflect some of the key [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Speechwriting Blog Anniversary

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Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence

Speaking Freely

By Self-Expression Center Staff A commonly held misconception about executive presence is that it is all about dressing for the part. The post Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence appeared first on Speaking Freely. Communication executive presence Uncategorized While appearances are important, your presence is more comprehensive than merely the clothes that you wear.

Book 8 of 52 in 52: The Barefoot Executive by Carrie Wilkerson

Speak and Deliver

I first ran across her on Twitter in 2008, when it seemed my ''New Foot Smell'' would match well with ''The Barefoot Executive''. The Barefoot Executive'' is built as a ''how-to'' book - specifically how to succeed in business in today''s online world.

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Executive Presence Demonstrated

Speaking Freely

Executive presence is at play when a person walks into a board room, a staff meeting, or a negotiations session and the room goes quiet. Executive presence earns […]. The post Executive Presence Demonstrated appeared first on Speaking Freely. Communication Confidence executive presence Leadership Presence Leadership presence

How to Develop Executive Presence and Gravitas

Speaking Freely

Executive Presence is hard to describe but easy to recognize in a room of people. The post How to Develop Executive Presence and Gravitas appeared first on Speaking Freely In a group meeting, one person will stand out as a leader because that person exhibits a quality of gravitas. That person may or may not be the stated leader. You’ll find an article at my website called “How to Develop […].

Guest Posting: Executive Leaders Have Something in Common with Old Kings, Marianne Gobeil

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A recognized expert in the area of strategic leadership communications, Marianne is a trusted adviser to executive leaders — so devoted to helping them advance their leadership goals and objectives that she formed a company around it.

Executive Coach Uses Humor and Acting to Deliver Unforgettable Presentation Performances

Duarte Blog

Her background in acting and improv gives her a special edge as an executive presentation coach. Sounds crazy, but I met Victoria Labalme on Twitter and we’ve become lifelong friends. She coaches completely differently than anyone I’ve met.

Crisis Communications Training for Oil and Gas Executives

TJ Walker Interactive

Crisis Communications Training for Oil and Gas Executives. This course is for oil and gas executives who may have to face the media during a crisis. The BP Gulf disaster cost that company tens of billions of dollars in market cap, in part, because of how poorly their executives handled the media during this crisis. TJ Walker has conducted media training and crisis communications training workshops for oil and gas executives from the Middle East to Texas to around the world.

How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In two weeks time I’ll be hosting an free webinar on How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform on the INXPO Social Business TV network. I’ll be sharing tips on how executives can effectively inform and engage with their extended teams. Based on my experience with Silicon Valley technology companies, I’ll [.]. Business Communication Social Media Technology INXPO Webinar

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Ford CEO Runner Up in 2011 Executive BS Jargon Award

Executive Speech Coach

Lucy Kellaway writing for the Financial Times announced the executive winners of her annual Jargon Awards. Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok executive speaking bloopers presentation mistakes business presentations

Executive Communications is such a drag!

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Breaking the mold of uptight, upright executive presentations, here’s a peek at former Dutch finance minister and chairman of ABN Amro, Gerrit Zalm, delivering a stunning impersonation of his alter-ego, brothel owner Priscilla.

Executive communicaton skills land top UK job

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A report in today’s Financial Times notes that the newly appointed governor of the Bank of England, Canadian Mark Carney, was chosen for his communication skills: As Jennifer Jeffs, president of the Canadian International Council, a think-tank, puts it: “He doesn’t speak like an economist; he speaks like a human being.” Evan Solomon, the Canadian [.]. Business Communication Cultural Differences Bank of England Canadians

How to Create a Voice with “Executive Presence”

Kate's Voice

Having executive presence means being able to speak clearly, with authority, to anyone, including those you want to influence, whether your superior or your constituency. Much of this comes from experience. You feel more comfortable each time you are in a situation that challenges you to speak with authority to an authority figure. You feel [.]. Speaking vocal image vocal power delivery postaweek2011

Learn to “Present” to “Pay the Rent”- Executive Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

Effective presentation skills are crucial for all executives. I regularly meet brilliant, capable leaders ever who literally spend ten times longer preparing a presentation than practicing it; Executive teams that spend hundreds of hours preparing earning reports, and less than one hour preparing for the call to report them; Corporate team leaders with a vision for the organization, but lacking the ability to communicate that vision.

Inside Voice: Liz O'Donnell, PR executive, blogger, author

The Eloquent Woman

( Editor''s note: Inside Voice is a new interview series on The Eloquent Woman, in which we''ll ask speakers, speechwriters, and storytellers to share their insights.

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Speech Coaching to Simplify Your Job & Electrify Your Executives with Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable hosted Patricia Fripp for a webinar on ‘Speech Coaching to Simplify Your Job & Electrify Your Executives’ A full video recording of the event is available. Please ignore the terrible delay on my video which makes it seem as if I’m heavily medicated – there is no delay on Ms. […]. Public Speaking Speechwriting FrippVT Patricia Fripp

IT Executives – You Are At Risk!

Matt Eventoff

Communication Tips & Strategy Corporate Communication Uncategorized cio communication tips cto communication tips information technology communication information technology public speaking it communication tips it executives it executives protect your funding it executives protect your turf

Exercise: How to jump start your voice without saying a word

Kate's Voice

Executive Presence Vocal Health aerobics breathing exercise vocal health yogaI don’t have to tell you that your voice is attached to your body. And I probably don’t have to tell you that your body needs exercise. But what kind of exercise makes your voice work better?

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Speaking of Telling Stories in the Executive Suite

DeFinis Communications

I have been working with a client in our Executive Immersion program and am once again reminded of the critical role that stories play in executive effectiveness. This balance seems especially important when an executive is communicating a new, expanded or revised vision to a less than eager workforce. . The business of the executive suite is to develop, articulate and marshal resources toward a goal and strategy—i.e. So how can the executive bridge this gap? .

Would it help if I sounded like a man? 5 Techniques for Quiet Talkers

Kate's Voice

Executive Presence gender mask resonance vocal powerMany women think that a powerful voice is a low voice. Perhaps believing this to be the case, as women have stepped into more and more leadership positions in business, politics and the community, the average pitch of women’s voices in the western world has dropped significantly. On the average, women now speak only 2/3 […].

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Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Effective.

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. I am a top notch professional presenter and executive speech coach. Marketing specialist and executive consultant.

3 little leadership words every executive speaker should learn

The Eloquent Woman

Sometimes the most eloquent statements are the simplest. That's what Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter thinks.

You Are Not Your Slide Deck

Kate's Voice

Executive Presence leadership perception presentationsWhen I was first introduced to presentations in the business world I was appalled. I realized that people thought that their slide deck was their presentation.

Top Executive Speech Coach Blog Posts of 2011

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach Top Blog Posts of the year are: What’s the difference between a speaker’s bio and an introduction? George Torok Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach, Business presentation tips from George Torok, the Speech Coach for Executives. link] Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok

6 steps to harness energy for vocal power

Kate's Voice

Delivery Executive Presence Vocal Production energy focus posture vocal power How Green is Your Voice? We all want to be green. But as Kermit so wisely said, “it’s not easy being green.” Especially for people who have to get up and speak or sing in front of others.

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Improve the Power of Your Voice and Imagine the Results

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok

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What to do after you screw up that first impression

Kate's Voice

Executive Presence leadership perception presentationsFrom the first moment you open your mouth to speak, people are judging you. They are deciding who you are based on what they hear– geographic origin, your gender, your education, your emotional state, etc.–

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Uber - Legal Mess Grows (so does the distraction in landing a new chief executive officer)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Job number-one for money-losing enterprise Uber is to recruit and hire a new chief executive officer (CEO). The previous one-founder Travis Kalanick-was motivated to resign.    Yet, the search for a new CEO goes on and on. One reason is the internal fighting-which has gone legal.

Executive Pitch — What Should I Lead With? « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

» Executive Pitch — What Should I Lead With? executive pitch , financial pitch This entry was posted on March 29, 2011, 4:03 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Pitching , Presentation Skills Training , Public Speaking Skills , Video.


Oprah’s Farewell: The Final Ovation for One of the World’s Most Influential Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

Elegant Skills for Powerful Presentations Executive Speech Prep observe Oprah Oprah Winfrey Oprah's Final Farewell Prepare Public Speaker Public SpeakingWednesday for Women Celebrates Oprah! Oprah’s legend is…well…legendary.

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Embrace Your Authenticity: It’s the Backbone of Public Speaking Success

DeFinis Communications

Many women, especially those in upper management and executive roles or those in male-dominated industries, often find themselves to be the only female in the meeting.

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. They’ll thank you for it! I’m a big proponent of vacations.

Executive Communication Skills: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves

Matt Eventoff

Prepare: The more you prepare and the better handle you have on the material you are presenting, the better it will go. Practice: Once you have prepared, you MUST practice, early and often. Rumor has it that Churchill practiced for one hour per one minute of speech content he was delivering. 5 minute presentation = 5 hours practice. How long are you practicing ? Check out the Room: Familiarity breeds comfort. Surprise s the day of a presentation are not fun and ratchet up anxiety tenfold.