Recent research from HBR states, “Once people reach the C-suite, technical and functional expertise matters less than leadership skills and a strong grasp of business fundamentals.” In a nutshell, soft skills.
Executive Presence has always been a mysterious “X-factor” in leadership. People often say, “I know it when I see it,” or describe it in terms of professional appearance, presentation, or poise. While those factors are both relevant and important, our extensive research has revealed that Executive Presence encompasses a broad array of qualities that are directly linked to a leader’s ability to mobilize people and sustain action. This 2-day Master Program on “C-Suite “is designed for directors with a sophisticated approach to developing “EP,” that is, the ability to motivate, inspire, and align the actions of an organization and make impact on the world around them. Presence is one of the most common characteristics shared by many C –suite executives.