Suzanne McCall and HRDQ-U recently hosted a free webinar entitled, Talking with the Top: Tips for Building and Using Your Executive Presence. McCall is a Senior Consultant with Pinnacle Group Business Resources, LLC and has been working with leaders across all industries as they seek to enhance their leadership and management skills. Through a highly interactive learning process and through one-on-one coaching, McCall has contributed to the effectiveness of local, regional, national and global leaders.
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“Suzanne did an excellent job of presenting key points in a brief amount of time, involving us and had expertise of the topic. Thanks HRDQ for these – most helpful.”
Executive presence may be hard to define, but we know it when we see it. This individual walks into a room and make instant connections. Conversation opens up to involve them. When they speak, they create total engagement. When the waters get rough, they remain grounded and open to the world around them. When they lead, people follow.
The objectives of the webinar were as follows:
- Boost your ability to attain positive results with your executive audiences in multiple situations
- Learn the Drivers of Executive Presentation Results
- Develop a plan for a well-aligned executive level presentation
- Discover a secret ingredient for powering through executive presentation challenges
First, we have to define “executive presence”. The key characteristics are:
Next, we have to define what a “presentation” is in today’s workplace.
It is an interaction containing the following components:
- A messenger
- A receiver
- A detailed message
- A desired outcome
Then the audience was asked to design their own presentation plan. The 2 key elements to remember are “who is in your audience” and “what is the situation?”.
There are five components of a successful executive presentation. Please review the image below.
Do you want to learn more about building and using your executive presence? Do you want to understand how your audience members communicate? If so, then click here to watch the recorded session.
For a limited time, all participants of the webinar can get a discount on the What’s My Communication Style? training.
It includes a Facilitator Guide, Personality Style at Work, Personality Style for Dummies and a Sample Participant Workbook.