Are You Quiet During Meetings?

 
Do you find yourself remaining quiet in meetings, even if you have a great idea or a solution to a problem?
 
If you do, others may see you as lacking in Executive Presence, which is a predictor of getting promoted into bigger leadership roles.
 
Being quiet in a meeting can be seen as a lack of confidence. It can also be interpreted as  you not having anything to input, or a lack of strategic vision (another element of executive presence).
 
This has a snowball effect on you and your career.
 
You don’t get known as the person with the answers - even if you have them! You don’t get to be seen as the go-to person. You’re not seen as a leader.
 
If you’re not seen as a leader…you aren’t one.
 
You’re not going to get promoted into positions of authority if you don’t show you have authority. Leaders go first. They raise their hand. They speak up. The actions come...
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Does Acting Confident Feel Phony to you?

confidence Jun 05, 2018
 
Have you ever been told "Fake it until you make it?"

The problem with that is no one wants to feel like a fake. No one was to be or feel phony.

"Faking it" implies you're trying to be someone you're not. For you to reach your goals you can't pretend to be that successful person...you must become that person.

Become that person by making an inward decision to be him or her. The outward signs will show up later, as a result of making this decision.

"Overnight successes" are rarely that.

They are the outward signs that a person made a decision a some prior point in his/her life to become that person, and then put in the work and the time.

You have the same power to make that decision right now.

In this video, learn how to project what you need to project so you can reach your goals, without feeling like a fake.

 Have you seen my free training on Advancing Your Executive Presence? Click HERE for more info. 

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