Use specific steps to size up your current situation and then adapt and apply the appropriate broader perspective point of view to add value.
The second key, executive presence thinking category, … is how you think about others. … We'll cover five lines of thought contrasting … the low-presence patterns with high-presence patterns. … As you hear each one, think of situations where your … thinking is toward the low-presence side, … so going forward starting today you can shift … to the high-presence side whenever you need to. … Here's the first low-presence pattern. … Focusing on faults. … This is dwelling on peoples short comings and imperfections. … This one is very tempting because let's face it … people make mistakes or do things we don't like, … and it can stick in our mind especially when their … short comings affect our interests. … Steven Covey captured how we undermine ourselves … with this pattern when he said this, how much negative … energy is typically expended, how much time is spent … in confessing other peoples sins and second guessing? … It's like trying to drive down the road … with one foot on the gas and the other foot on the brake. …
- 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