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Leaders need to inspire the trust of those they lead. When the heat is on, leaders need to radiate calmness, clarity and most of all confidence.
Belief in yourself is essential to leadership that must be communicated through words and example to others whom you are asked to lead. They are looking to their leader for direction as well as for hope and often inspiration.[…] Continue Reading »
One thing that all leaders require is patience.
And for someone who is in charge that is not easy because it often falls to the leader to make things happen? So how can you be learn to be more patient?
Well, try adding some presence. Presence is the ability to command through the power of your example.[…] Continue Reading »
What do people want most from leaders? The real deal!
This is especially true when leaders open their mouths to speak. We want people in charge to be honest and we want their words to ring with integrity. Never is this truer than when the leader is making a formal presentation or delivering speech.
This post is an excerpt from “The Leader’s Guide to Speaking with Presence: How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and Authority” by John Baldoni (AMACOM Books, 2014). For more on “Speaking with Presence,” visit www.PowerPresence.net. View a video promo for the book, and order via Amazon.
“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death,” quipped comedian Jerry Seinfeld.[…] Continue Reading »
Sometimes it pays to shut up! Especially when you are really smart.
As a bright and capable performer, you will have plenty of opportunities to show what you know and how you know it but one thing you can never do is – show off! People in power don’t like it and people you work with find it annoying.[…] Continue Reading »