Regardless of your title, you can show up with an executive presence, a quality critical for success. Joel Garfinkle says it is about showing up with confidence and charisma. You have a reputation for making things happen. He also recognizes that not everyone is naturally inclined to exude this level of confidence. If you're hesitant or reserved, you may not be viewed as a strong leader. Joel guides us on how to tap into your power and develop your executive presence.

Key Points

  • Joel Garfinkle differentiates presence and executive presence and how you know if you have it. 
  • He discusses the value of asking for feedback. 
  • He identifies the 3 categories of the Executive Presence Model: 1. Radiate Gravitas 2. Act with Authority 3. Express Yourself Fully.

Meet Joel

Joel Garfinkle
  • Name: Joel Garfinkle 
  • His Story: Joel is the author of 11 books, including his latest, Executive Presence: Ways to Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader. He is recognized as one of the top 50 executive coaches in America. Global Gurus named Joel #14 on its list of the top 30 global coaching experts. He is also a Master Certified Coach (MCC), the highest level of achievement in coaching.
  • Worth Mentioning: Joel’s prior experience includes working as a consultant for two of the top consulting firms in the world: Ernst & Young in Hong Kong and Accenture in San Francisco. His executive coaching background, and experience with performance improvement and change management equips him to help senior executives, vice presidents, senior managers, and directors achieve results quickly and effectively.

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