CHAPTER 9

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Inspiring Change from the Brain Down

The final pillar of I-Presence is about being inspirational—using our presence to influence others. It’s the quality most people generally associate with executive presence, though now you know there’s a whole backstory as well. In the Introduction, when I established the I-Presence model, I talked about inner presence and outer presence. Part 1 focused on our deepest inner presence and being intentional, while Part 2 married our individual thoughts and actions to those of others in order to form authentic connections. Next, we’ll ensconce ourselves squarely in the realm of our outer game.

This final ...

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