Category Archives: Executive Presence

Take The Dumpling

I was sitting next to Manohar, aka Manny, best man from my wedding at a dinner recently. Earlier he toasted my husband for his “great choice in restaurants.” Feeling underappreciated, I quipped, “I chose the restaurant.” And then I immediately … Continue reading

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Mindfulness And Trust: The Keys To Successful Leadership

“What keeps you fulfilled in your role?” Whether we are navigating a busy sidewalk, or navigating through our career, when we lose perspective, we lose our bearing and risk faltering. Having perspective on our situation requires self-awareness; we need to … Continue reading

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4 Keys To Creating Commitment At Work

“Leadership requires acknowledging the sacredness of every individual, not from a place of fear, but from a place of love.” An engaged workforce produces better results. Whether you manage a team of finance professionals, a department of insurance underwriters, or … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Get What You Want

Some days, every conversation feels like a negotiation. Some people thrive on that type of exchange. For others, it’s exhausting. Regardless of whether you enjoy negotiating, you have to participate in the discussion if you want to get something done. … Continue reading

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4 Things We Can Learn From Nikki Haley’s “With All Due Respect, I Don’t Get Confused”

How To Go From Under The Bus To The Driver’s Seat We’ve all had situations in which we feel we’ve been wronged and want to respond appropriately, but struggled to do so while maintaining the relationship. Just about every married … Continue reading

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Why Managers Matter

One of the key questions successful professionals ask themselves is, “How can I grow my business?” Perhaps the more important question is, “What’s the best investment for growing my business?” The answer to growing your business lies in growing your … Continue reading

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The Irony Of Servant Leadership – A Position Of Strength Born From A Position Of Humility

Every day in the news we see and hear about leaders – leaders in politics, in business, in the arts, in education. We see young leaders advocating for changes in gun laws. We see women leading our nation toward an … Continue reading

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Deliver Killer Presentations. Don’t Look Like You Killed The Presenter.

I can’t put my finger on it, but there was just something very uncomfortable about watching the guy present. He was both too nervous and trying too hard at the same time. I got the creepy feeling he had just … Continue reading

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Leading with Executive Presence: What can we learn from the Soldier and the Saint?

When I think of Executive Presence, I think of two very different people I’ve had the privilege to meet. Both exemplify the ideals of what’s become known as “Servant Leadership,” that notion of leading from a place of humility with … Continue reading

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Executive Presence Expands Opportunities

Jim Sterling, Exec-Comm Partner, answers the question “Who in your life embodies executive presence?” Hear his response. 

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