The book that cracks the code on executive presence: what it is, why it matters, and how you can achieve it.
You know it when you see it. That rare combination of qualities that makes a truly great leader. Until now, executive presence has been hard to define and even harder to develop. But after years of extensive research, executive coach and bestselling author Suzanne Bates and her team have identified the 15 traits you need to be all the leader you can be.
Using the research-based, scientifically-grounded Bates Executive Presence IndexBates ExPI™you can assess your ability to influence results and maximize your impact, scientifically and systematically. With this proven approach, you can:
* Develop your presence in and out of the boardroom
* Engage, inspire, align, and move others to act and succeed
* Strengthen teams, drive change, and lead with incredible confidence
* Make a real and lasting impact on your company, your career, and your life
Bates’ groundbreaking approach to enhancing executive presence is not a one-size-fits-all plan. Since every leader is different, the book shows you how to measure your individual qualities using a three-dimensional model of your character, substance, and style. You’ll discover how perceptions of 15 distinct facets of your leadership style, such as authenticity, integrity, composure, vision, and intentionality, are proven to help you drive results. . You’ll learn how to leverage your strengths, improve your weaknesses, and develop an executive presence that is uniquely your own.
Whether you’re taking on a new executive position, facing new and exciting challenges, trying to build better and stronger team, or developing new emerging leaders within your organization, All the Leader You Can Be has all the guidance you need to achieve extraordinary executive presence.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Suzanne Bates is a CEOcoach, author, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), former award-winning television news anchor, and CEO of Bates Communications, Inc. Her books include the bestselling Speak Like a CEO, Motivate Like a CEO, and Discover Your CEO Brand.
Table of Contents
Part 1 What It Is
Chapter 1 Breakthrough A Research-Based Model of Executive Presence 3
Chapter 2 Character The Fundamentals That Build Trust and Goodwill 21
Chapter 3 Substance Qualities That Inspire Others to Go Above and Beyond 39
Chapter 4 Style The Secret to Getting Others to Get Things Done 59
Part 2 Why It Matters
Chapter 5 Starting a New Role Executive Presence and Early Wins 85
Chapter 6 Moving Ahead Executive Presence When Facing New Challenges 103
Chapter 7 Building Teams Executive Presence in Dynamic Interaction 121
Chapter 8 Leading Change: Executive Presence in Driving Results 137
Part 3 How to Get There
Chapter 9 Executive Presence for Senior Leaders The View at (and of) the Top 157
Chapter 10 Executive Presence for High Potentials The Next Generation 173
Chapter 11 Executive Presence for Women So Much for Conventional Wisdom 193
Chapter 12 Executive Presence and Diversity It's a Global World 219
Final Thoughts How Executive Presence Answers Tomorrow's Business Challenges 247