Discover how high EP leaders tend to project their message in ways that motivate engaged attention and increase confidence. Just like the specific thinking and emotional patterns that characterize high EP leaders, they also adopt a certain pattern of behavior—strong projection—regardless of their counterparts or audience. It's another key differentiator.
- In the late 1970s, … research revealed a then shocking finding … that in merely four minutes of interaction, … you'd make a clear, hard to change impression on others. … But how much could people possibly learn about you … in only four minutes? … It was the wrong question, … and it turns out four minutes is an eternity. … The reason why is at the heart of the fourth key factor … that drives executive presence, the action factor, … projection, how you project yourself to others. … Research has chipped away at that first impression effect … to the point that in some cases, … mere snapshots of initial interaction, … even a couple seconds, can lead to sustained impressions. … To reinforce the point, in my seminars in organizations, … I often have volunteers simply walk into the room, … stand for a moment, and then take a seat … while everyone observes them. … With that mere sliver of exposure, … observers tend to form impressions … with over 80% similarity about questions like these. … How confident is the person, how likable? …
- Inner and outer factors for executive presence
- How to think about yourself and others
- Being emotionally proactive
- Getting things done
- Action patterns of leaders with executive presence