What is the main reason some people get promoted and others don’t? Through discussions with coaching sponsors I have discovered that although technical ability and experience are relevant the main determining factor is Executive Presence. Does the individual look the part, sound the part and the value he/she is perceived to bring to a role or situation. Executive Presence is about finding out what resonates with others. Is your familiar way of working perceived to be effective?
Keys to Executive Presence post Covid 19
Regardless of seniority the decision to promote is based on the perceived effectiveness of your Executive Influence in terms of how you relate to others and your ability to influence, engage, and inspire others to act. Executive Presence can be assessed and enhanced. Reviewing your Executive Presence may determine the choices you make to shape your future.