Leading with Executive Presence

  • 8 videos | 41m 21s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Successful leaders have that extra "something" that makes people want to follow them. That something is their executive presence. In this course, you'll learn how to develop an authentic executive presence to lead in your organization.


  • Recognize statements that describe executive presence
    Recognize the qualities that embody gravitas in an individual’s executive presence
    Recognize the types of physical actions and appearance characteristics that effectively project confidence as part of executive presence
    Recognize how to use the five c’s to communicate with presence
  • Recognize examples of ways to connect emotionally with others
    Identify strategies for improving or developing an authentic executive presence
    Reflect on what you've learned


  • 54s
    In this video, you'll learn about executive presence. You'll also discover the role of gravitas, how to project, and communicate with presence. FREE ACCESS
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    In this video, you will learn about executive presence. You will also discover that executive presence is not just being an effective leader. A person with executive presence is someone who, because of the effect he or she has on an audience, exerts influence beyond simply holding a position of authority. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  The Role of Gravitas
    5m 12s
    In the results of a survey conducted by a noted executive training group, two thirds of executives felt that executive presence is first and foremost the ability to project gravitas. What gravitas is exactly, is hard to pin down. It could be defined as the ability to reserve dignity, propriety and good taste in behavior and speech. It could also be the capacity to attract, charm, and influence others. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Projecting a Physical Executive Presence
    6m 31s
    When you're dealing with someone who has effective executive presence, they look you in the eye when they speak and have a firm handshake. Our physical presence is crucial to making a good impression. In this video, you will learn how to project yourself in a way that commands presence. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Mental Focus: Communicating with Presence
    7m 51s
    An important key to projecting an executive presence is mentally focusing on both what and how you're communicating. In this video, you will learn about the five Cs of executive presence. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Connecting Emotionally with Others
    4m 31s
    Connecting emotionally with others is key to how they interpret and respond to your message. In this video, you will learn how to recognize and overcome communication style challenges in order to connect with others. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Improving Your Executive Presence
    6m 34s
    In this video, you will learn about the importance of developing your executive presence. You will also discover how to identify and leverage your assets to develop a presence that feels authentic, true to who you are. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Let's Review
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in the course Executive Presence. FREE ACCESS


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