Discover how high executive presence (EP) leaders are agile at adopting different perspectives beyond their role and ahead in time. They see "bigger picture" future-inclusive perspectives and bring them to the present.
- After the brutal, divisive Civil War … that finally ended slavery in the United States, … a war that went on for years, … and resulted in more US soldiers killed … than any other war before or since, … President Abraham Lincoln invited a group … of wounded veterans to meet with him … in the nation's capital. … With characteristic eloquence, Lincoln honored the soldiers … for their service. … Now even to this day, … that's where this sort of ceremony typically ends. … But in this case, as in so many others, … Lincoln demonstrated the pattern of thinking … that characterizes leaders with strong executive presence. … I love to pause at these pivotal moments … to accentuate the difference that's possible … when great leaders give us something we can apply … to our situations. … Here's what Lincoln did. … Instead of dismissing the soldiers after the ceremony, … he led them down the hall into a room filled … with children's toys. … He asked them to take some toys to give to children … in their hometowns. …
- 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