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In leadership, accountability matters. Holding your hands up to a mistake isn’t a show of weakness. In fact, as Zoom CEO Eric Yuan demonstrated recently, saying sorry – meaningfully – is by far the smartest thing to do.
Women are regularly given misleading and unhelpful advice when it comes to developing their executive presence and increasing their impact in the workplace. Here are three of the most popular presence “myths” debunked.
One of the biggest communication challenges for business leaders is having to deliver bad news. It’s a task no one relishes but when it’s done well it makes things less painful for everyone. Find out why.
Most people prefer presenting in-person, especially to clients, but with the right tools and preparation, an online presentation can be just as effective. Read about how to create a successful web presentation.
Executive presence is built from the inside out, not the outside in. Discover how to master the physiological, psychological and situational elements of presence that will enable you to radiate your most powerful and magnetic you.
From well-meaning colleagues to self-proclaimed experts, there are plenty of people out there offering advice for improving your presentation skills. Just don’t fall into the trap of listening to all of them.
There’s no magic formula for becoming a great speaker but the best ones – from Steve Jobs to Sheryl Sandberg – all share certain habits. If you want to improve your presentation skills, start by copying them.
The use of storytelling technique transforms facts and information into a gripping drama that connects on both an intellectual and an emotional level. Here are seven presentation structures for you to try.
Being your own cheerleader can have its downsides – especially if you’re a woman. But if, as research suggests, self-promotion leads to promotion, how can women do it in a way that doesn’t make them feel like self-aggrandising show offs? Find out more.
Authenticity in the workplace is a little more nuanced than simply “being yourself”. It’s about having a strong sense of self aligned with strong situational awareness. Find out why it’s important for leaders to be honest and real – to a point.