Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Developing executive presence, part of Communication Foundations.
- A few years ago, I saw a great example…of executive presence but one that might surprise you.…It was at a special leadership development program…in a leading global media firm.…Each year, they select 15 high potential executives…from around the world and give them a high stakes project…to complete as a team over several weeks.…They need to self-organize, choose a leader,…complete the project,…and present their recommendations to the CEO.…They're under intense scrutiny,…being evaluated and compared against each other…in everything they do, and they know it.…The group usually has 15 vice presidents,…but in this case, there was one gentleman…from a Brazilian office, we'll call him Marcos,…who was one rank lower than the others.…
The other VP's didn't know him before the program began,…and he was the youngest person in the group,…and yet, they chose Marcos as their leader.…I asked the participants why.…One said, whenever Marcos talks, I learn something.…He doesn't compete or posture.…When he speaks, I want to pay attention.…
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