Great leaders and communicators move us. They ignite our passion and inspire the best in us. When we try to explain why they are so effective, we speak of charisma, natural gifts, but the reality is much simpler. Great leaders understand emotion, they appeal to our hearts and our minds. They are capable of managing mood in themselves and others. No matter what leaders set out to do – whether it’s creating strategy or mobilising teams to action or delivering a vision to the marketplace – their success depends on how they communicate their vision and motivate people into action.
A dog barks in the background. Your kids are being home schooled - there’s no more room for you. You are now sitting in a dusty garage and you are talking to another executive or a customer... Video communication is a new normal - even in the hybrid workplace. ‘Any device anywhere, anytime,’ is not just a marketing line it’s how we do business. So how do we manage the distractions and limitations associated with a small screen and still project a powerful personal presence, build rapport, uncover issues, connect with people and be compelling?
Executive coaching is where business becomes personal. I coach people for whom our interactions may lead to a promotion, a more motivated workforce, a stronger personal brand in the market place. Leaders are often required to break through personal boundaries or self imposed limitations in order to achieve organisational goals and uncommon success. The role of the executive coach is to enable change. A great coach must bring wide and deep experience, subject expertise and pin point accuracy to bare in uncovering the key obstacles that hold people back. Trust is everything and real outcomes should be the result.
Seminars or talks are available on just about any subject to do with Leadership communication. Popular subjects are: Storytelling, Executive Presence, Work/life Purpose and Charismatic leadership.
I am currently producing online video training as a stand alone or to supplement face to face training. The subjects will include all of the above and more plus video interviews with great leaders so that they can reveal the secret to their success. Watch this space!