What’s your pre-flight checklist for a key communication moment? Your airline pilot does it, your surgeon does it, and so should you. It doesn’t matter if it’s a persuasion moment, a presentation, or a comment in a meeting; being aware helps your executive presence.
Here’s a checklist one of our clients found most helpful. Before you open your mouth, check your
- Body posture,
- Facial expression,
- Listen for key words others are using.
- Based on those observations, choose your point, and then speak concisely.
Carol Keers’ Executive Presence Tip