Executive Presence : Assessment, Coaching, Training

Executive Presence Model

Executive presence is the balance of the learned behaviors of focus, power, and warmth, that can be switched on and off to bring out your best self and influence people. 

In this executive presence framework, each behavior represents a different leadership style. Each style has its advantages in different business situations and no single leadership presence style is better than the others. The secret is to project all the 3 behaviors – Focus, Power, and Warmth in every business interaction to leverage your executive presence potential. Whether you are an aspiring business star or a senior business executive, allow us to show you how to adapt our executive presence model to your leadership style so that you can crack the code to your career success in the fastest time and with ease.

Focus is the critical ‘X’ factor of presence where you give attention to others and bring the best out of them while increasing your likability quotient

Characteristics of Focus

  • Relationship Mindset
  • Social Awareness
  • Personal Magnetism

Benefits of Focus Leadership

  • easier to strike conversations
  • people enjoy spending time with you
  • establishes better rapport
  • helps you move from transactional attitude to long term relationship

Star Leaders who display behaviors of Focus:

  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Bill Clinton
  • Justin Trudeau
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Shahrukh Khan

Power is the behavior of presence that brings out your most confident and comfortable self to the forefront in both, low and high-stakes situations to make you professionally credible

Characteristics of Power 

  • Inner Dialogue
  • Composure
  • Personal Brand

Benefits of Power Leadership

  • command, control, and evoke respect
  • immediate compliance from people during crisis
  • inspire people with your vision
  • mobilize teams and drive strategy

Star Leaders who display behaviors of Power:

  • Anand Mahindra
  • Angela Merkel
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • MS Dhoni
  • Steve Jobs

Warmth is a caring intention to give to self and others that encourages everyone to be at ease and builds goodwill and trust.

Characteristics of Warmth

  • Gratitude
  • Self Care
  • Compassion

Benefits of Warmth Leadership

  • makes people feel safe and appreciated
  • creates an emotional bond with stakeholders
  • convince and cooperate with ease
  • resolve conflicts and deal with difficult people

Star Leaders who display behaviors of Warmth:

  • Dalai Lama
  • Jacinda Ardern
  • Narayan Murthy
  • Princess Diana
  • Ratan Tata