One of the most pivotal workplace relationships is the one we have with ourselves. When we believe we are worthy, then we act as if we are worthy and achieve unbelievable results through what has been called “executive presence,” or that air of leadership that pervades our personal brand and follows us wherever we go.
In other words, executive presence is how we show up, the image we present, and how effectively we communicate. Many people talk about executive presence, but they don’t all agree on its definition. The Center for Talent Innovation did some groundbreaking research on this topic. The study breaks executive presence into three main components: