The economy and competitive landscape has pushed work and life on the go, attention spans are shorter, and its more imperative now that we communicate and lead with purpose, confidence and positive action. You need results, you need to be influential.
Connie Dieken has made a name for herself as the preeminent expert and speaker on influential communication and leadership. As she speaks to companies and keynotes events worldwide, she customizes each talk to relevant industry challenges and corporate focuses. Currently, Connie’s message is tailored to these keynote topics, see how she can influence your audience to positive action.
Membership on a senior leadership team gives you immense cachet. You’re in a circle of highly visible, powerful leaders. Your role is complex. You simultaneously manage your own business unit, function, or division while serving on a senior team that creates the organization’s future. To boot, you may be vying with those peers for a higher spot in the succession plan. As an executive coach, I’ve noticed that many of you are grappling with some loaded questions: Do I have influence with my peers? How do I add value? And how do I handle the conflicts that arise when strong-willed leaders butt heads? Here are a few ideas to ponder:
As an executive, you're called upon to deliver important messages to your organization and the marketplace. People look to you to set the tone in public speaking. You want to come across as a strong leader, but natural. To complicate matters, your busy schedule doesn't allow a minute to spare. That's why you need to master the Teleprompter. Man and the machine are converging in today's media-centric world. If you're a leader, you're now a broadcaster. Or at least a narrowcaster with consequences. Soon, you'll be called upon to record crisp messages for both your organization's intranet and the broader Internet.