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The most successful CEOs possess a wide range of skills — some are innate, others are learned. Two critical skills that can be learned and have potential to significantly impact a CEOs success are their ability to create an impression and to win people over.

While industry knowledge and technical expertise are important, business leaders won’t achieve as much if they can’t communicate effectively.[…] Continue Reading »

Whether you call it leadership presence or executive presence, it’s a term that’s being discussed widely at companies. One recruiting professional I know said presence is the second-most-sought-after characteristic on his evaluation scorecard for candidates. It’s a business “it” factor, equally powerful whether you’re a CEO, a company employee or a small-business owner. In fact, companies are routinely hiring experts to cultivate presence in their executives, wrote Joann Lublin of The Wall Street Journal.[…] Continue Reading »