Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?
28 Nov

Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?

Today, as organizations build talent for the future via the organizational talent pipeline, they need to ensure the development of executive presence. Why? Because as people move into higher-level positions as senior execs, they become the face of your organization. They shape your corporate DNA. They are also under extreme pressure like they’ve never before […]

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Is Your Leadership Ready to Succeed vs. New Challenges?
10 Nov

Is Your Leadership Ready to Succeed vs. New Challenges?

The only constant in the universe is change, but the good news is that such changes are also the evidence of real progress, innovation, and measurable achievement and growth. For those of us in the corporate environment, the organizational change can happen due to a reorganization, merger, acquisition or a reworking of senior leadership in […]

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Are You Proactively Developed & Ready for Valuable Leadership Succession?
23 Feb

Are You Proactively Developed & Ready for Valuable Leadership Succession?

Holding on to valued leadership talent so they don’t leave to work for your competitors – while developing key leaders for succession planning – are two of the top issues faced by companies in 2016. Surprisingly – and unfortunately – research indicates that as many as 70% of organizations have no succession plan in place […]

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23 Jul

Executive Presence: Seize your leadership destiny!

  If you are like most ambitious executives, then you have probably pictured yourself in the C-suite since early in your career. The problem I observe with many leaders who are in a similar position, though, is that they have become too accustomed to seeing that ultimate goal as a distant dream. They cannot comprehend […]

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17 Jun

Look and Act the Part You Want

  According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Work-Life Policy, a major think tank based in New York, one of the keys to executive presence is to act the part. The research found that those who demonstrate perceptible executive presence act confident, decisive, assertive, and strategic. Does that sound like you? Go […]

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How to Nail a C-Suite Promotion
13 Dec

How to Nail a C-Suite Promotion

My Predictable Promotion advice was recently included in an article in the U.S. News & World Report “Money and Careers” section. The reporter who interviewed me was particularly interested in my insights regarding how to prepare for a leadership promotion. Despite high unemployment and a contracted business environment, organizations are eagerly hiring and promoting qualified […]

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