12 results for tag: Carol Kinsey Goman


The Five Cs of Leadership Presence

Do people see you as the talented leader you truly are? There’s no doubt that displaying leadership presence will help set you up for that next promotion or give your career an extra boost by making you stand out from your peers. But leadership ...
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Hacks for Women to Stand Out on Zoom

When I present seminars on leadership presence, I ask my audiences: "What is the first thing you think of when you hear the term self-promotion?" Men often respond with answers like: "Self-promotion is smart," and "Staying visible is crucial to success."...
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5 Mistakes People Make Reading Your Body Language

A few years ago, I was giving a presentation to the CEO of a financial services company, outlining a speech on "Leadership Presence" I was scheduled to deliver to his organization the next day. And it wasn't going well. Our meeting lasted 30 minutes, ...
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10 Body Language Myths That Limit Success

Body language plays a key role in your career – from your first job interview to the ongoing process of building professional relationships to being perceived as having leadership presence. But not everything you've heard about body language is accurate. ...
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10 Change Leadership Tips Backed by Science

I've been speaking on change leadership for over 25 years, but only recently have researchers been able to use technology like functional magnetic resonance imagery (fMRI) to look at the brain and see what actually happens when we're facing a major organiza...
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3 Crucial Skills for Leading Without Authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional teams, the criterion for the job of leader is changing. More and more people are assigned to leadership roles in ...
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How Leaders Project Charisma

Let's face it, in business dealings, charisma counts. A lot. And charisma is as much about body language and impression management as it is about issues and substance. I've seen many qualified people get passed over for promotion (or lose a sale or fail an ...
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How to Spot a Liar at Work

Most workplace lies are discovered after the fact—after you've signed the faulty contract, hired the wrong person, or agreed to work on that career-limiting project. But wouldn't it be a great professional advantage to spot liars in action, before the harm ...
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Why First Impressions Stick

Two seconds – thirty seconds, tops – that's all the time it takes to assess your confidence, competence, status, likeability, warmth, and trustworthiness. That's how much time you have to make a first impression.  In fact, it's impossible for us ...
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How Female Leaders Can Claim Power Through Body Language

There are two sets of body language cues that followers look for in leaders: warmth (empathy, likeability) and authority (power, status). Although I know several leaders of both sexes who do not fit the stereotypes, I've also observed that gender differences ...
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Has Your Collaboration Strategy Fallen into the Say-Do Gap?

Last year, I spoke on “The Power of Collaborative Leadership" to business audiences in The United Arab Emirates, Scotland, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada and four states of the US audience members represented industries including engineering, ...
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How Body Language Impacts Leadership Effectiveness

Aspiring and seasoned leaders have been trained to manage their leadership communication in many important ways. And yet, all their efforts to communicate effectively can be derailed by even the smallest nonverbal gestures, such as the way they sit in a ...
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