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EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: 10 questions for you

“It’s so easy to get distracted by what other people think, do, or say. But they don’t live your life. You need to know what you want and who you are, and you have to convey it to others quickly so that you shine at first impression.” Christopher Bailey, CEO, Burberry  What does confidence look [read more]

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Future-proofing your career

Unfortunately, I see it all too often: a successful woman in her 40s or 50s hits a career plateau. She’s got to create some serious career mojo, but her trip up the ladder has been so smooth and nearly effortless that she never had to build any career-building skills. She’s left scrambling. In a recent [read more]

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Write your way to confidence and leadership

Want more confidence? Want to be seen as a leader? Turns out, you can control whether or not your colleagues perceive you as competent and committed — a “natural leader” — by behaving confidently at the start of a meeting. Writing exercise produces confidence New research by professors at New York University and Columbia University [read more]

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How authoritative is your voice? | executive coach Ann Daly PhD

EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: How do you really sound?

We’ve all had the experience: a woman you’ve never met before joins the morning meeting. You’re predisposed toward her, given the professional suit, attentive focus, and gracious bearing. And then she opens her mouth to speak. It’s thin and breathy, or squeaky, or mumbly, or a perpetual question mark rising at the end of every [read more]

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Career Advancement: Stop Waiting for a Gold Star

There comes the moment in a woman’s career when you realize: being good isn’t good enough. Maybe you get passed over. Or you discover that the departmental fool is earning as much as you. (I remember that one.) You’re feeling underappreciated, perhaps even invisible. Despite the outstanding outcomes, the extra miles, the collegial contributions, your [read more]

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EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: Glide Like a Swan

This is a great description of what I call the “aura of authority,” or executive presence, which is one of our five career advancement skills. When you control and shape the energy that you send out, you inspire confidence in your capacity to lead. Here’s an example how: Subscribe to the Women Advance newsletter

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EXECUTIVE PRESENCE: HOW TO ACT THE PART

“It’s so easy to get distracted by what other people think, do, or say. But they don’t live your life. You need to know what you want and who you are, and you have to convey it to others quickly so that you shine at first impression.” – Christopher Bailey, chief creative officer, Burberry At [read more]

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