If you wonder why so few women are running Fortune 500 companies, it’s because they lack “executive presence.” That’s not our opinion, but the results of a revealing study that’s summarized in a special @WORK supplement in Marie Claire magazine.
Looking and Acting the Part
In the view of Sylvia Ann Hewlett, founder of Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) the think tank that conducted the study, these are the traits that will make you a contender for the top spot: …Read more…
As former United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart said when he couldn’t find words to describe obscenity in a film, “I know it when I see it.”
That’s how you feel when you’re in the presence of someone with “executive presence.” You can’t describe it; you just know it when you see it.
What is Executive Presence?
Author Sylvia Ann Hewlett in her new book Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success has “cracked the code,” as she calls it. …Read more…