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!

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

Executive Presence is Not About You


When we facilitate our Vocal Impact workshop on Executive Presence, we begin with a discussion of the characteristics of EP. The post Executive Presence is Not About You appeared first on Vocal Impact, Inc.

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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.

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Workable idea + bad execution = puppymonkeybaby

Speak Schmeak

I do believe that this commercial is an example of an idea that COULD HAVE worked, but the execution is where it went wrong. I'm going to share an example of a re-do, where the idea and execution are better aligned, and I would love to have you share an example if you can come up with one. Okay, I'm not a director, so don't be too hard on me. :-) This is how I envision the same basic idea being executed TOTALLY differently, but perhaps in a way that might be more effective.

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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

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.

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Presentation Skills for Executives

Professionally Speaking...

While it's certainly true that there are many foundational best practices for effective presentations that are applicable for everyone, once you reach an executive level in your organization, there are a few necessary tweaks to adopt. EXECUTIVE TWEAKS. As an executive, you need to be even more aware of how you come across and how people perceive you because you have more visibility and power both within and outside your organization.

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.

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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IT Executives – You Are At Risk!

Matt Eventoff

Tags: 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

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.

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.

Executive Presentation Skills: Motivate Your Team

Matt Eventoff

. “How can I motivate my team when I speak?” ” “How can you motivate your team more effectively?” ” “How can I be more inspirational when I present?” ” I am asked some semblance of these questions on a regular basis.

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

"My Executive Coach Said."

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The phrase that stops pests, makes bad bosses/clients behave and opens doors to fresh opportunity is: "My Executive Coach Said." In this era of disruption, who doesn't need an executive coach to help steer toward wealth and away from egotistical meltdowns.

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 […].

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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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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

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Hey Mr Executive Speaker – Why should anyone listen to you?

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

It’s a fact that many executive speakers rely on their status or job title to hold their audience. Think of yourself as a facilitator, not an executive speaker. Effective management Presentation Skills Public Speaking Speaker Credibility exective speaker tips executive speaker

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Master the Struggle of Working with Executives on Presentations

Duarte Blog

Executives are b-u-s-y and working with executives on presentations is not e-a-s-y. Know the executive : In many ways, marketers are the company’s (and executive’s) folklorist.

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Presenting a Force Field Analysis to an Executive Audience


Presenting a Force Field Analysis Before an Executive Audience. This is why we have prepared a step by step guide which can help you create and present a Force Field Analysis before an executive audience.

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

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.

Executive Assistants: We in Executive Communications always understood their power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those who never wrote a speech or ghostwrote an opinion-editorial for an executive have to be warned by career counselors to treat the executive assistant well. From the get-go we in executive communications understood the power of executive assistants.

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.

Managing Trumpism - Buddha As Executive Coach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A colleague who was hitting homeruns in his corporate job told me: “Make Buddha your executive coach.”. Some of you can afford direct counseling from an executive coach such as Henry Cloud. The world has changed.

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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

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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". at least 80 percent of an executive's job is communication," Gene Grabowski, Crisis Guru, kglobal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those are what Gene Grabowski , crisis guru at kglobal public affairs, helps executives focus on. Once those executives recognize the need for training, they are usually all in.   The author of this blog researches and creates content for executive communications.

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Opportunity of Lifetime: Executive Branch Job Fair for "Competent Conservatives"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Those "competent conservatives" of "every experience level" are attending the Executive Branch Job Fair tomorrow at the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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William Koch, Billionaire Koch Brother, Accused Of Imprisoning Executive – Huffpo

TJ Walker Interactive

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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.

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Executive Communications: Hotheads not welcome

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In executive communications, we ghostwriters have to be the followers.  Obviously, the analysis is useful to those of us in executive communications who have not been blessed with a high resistance to stress.

Guest Posting: Preparing Executives for Speeches and Presentations

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For more than 20 years, David Meuel has been an independent consultant specializing in executive speech development and corporate writing. He has worked with more than 80 business executives and public leaders, including the CEOs of eight Fortune 1000 companies, the CEOs of Visa International and Visa USA, and a State of California cabinet secretary. [.].

Effective Executive Speaking

Executive Speech Coach

Effective Executive Speaking Effective Executive Speaking is the flagship program for the Canadian Management Centre (CMC) based in Toronto, Canada. Effective Executive Speaking is a three day intensive program for senior executives who want to transform their presentation skills. George Torok John Robert Colombo Executive Speech Coach, Business presentation tips from George Torok, the Speech Coach for Executives.

Empathy: Risky business in executive communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No fools, executives know the power of connecting with constituencies through empathy. The executive bringing home $24 million annually can't really feel the pain of a middle-class couple struggling to hold onto their house.

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Air France - French Executives Attacked Over Proposed Job Cuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To save themselves executives scaled a fence. America isn't the only violent nation. When Air France management discussed in France cutting 2,900 jobs, some workers attacked the brass. The scene was ugly. They wound up with torn clothes. Here is the account from Bloomberg.

Executive Communications: Shift to a Selling Mindset

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's become a seller's market in Executive Communications, that is ghostwriting and scriptwriting for leaders.  Explicitly we tell prospects for our business or possible employers that we exist to help executive close on sales, whatever it is that they are selling.

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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 Communications, DC - National Credit Union Association (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Executive Communications Coordinator, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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