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The Power of Presence by Kristi Hedges

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Preface

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We’re all experts at presence. I study it. You do too. Presence has many descriptions. We may call it confidence, or charisma, or being compelling—but we experience it the same. When we meet someone with a strong presence, we can feel it. And if the person is a leader, we are inspired by it.

Executive presence is the corporate “it” factor.

We are constantly assessing people in a variety of settings based on their presence. It is important to us because presence is a neon sign announcing who people are. Often, whether we decide to work with someone boils down to the individual’s executive presence.

Executive presence means much more than ...

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