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Create a Leadership Presence – 4 Steps

Some people seem to have a leadership presence. They seem to own the room when they walk in. How does that happen? How can you create a leadership brand for yourself?

First, we will identify the attributes of a leader.
Confident
Purposeful
Authoritative
Directive
Attentive
Specific
Trustworthy

Second conduct a personal inventory to see which of these attributes you now possess and which you need to develop. This personal inventory will include honest introspection, coaching sessions with supervisors, candid observations by mentors and frank conversations with peers, friends, and family.

Third, this collection of data will need to be distilled into three categories:
1. I already possess this attribute
2. Occasionally I demonstrate this attribute
3. I need to learn how to adopt this attribute

Fourth, is to take this attribute inventory and put a plan for improvement to live these attributes in your daily life. This effort will take this village of supervisors, mentors, friends, peers, and family to hold you accountable to these attitude and behavioral changes

To be seen as a leader, walk and talk with purpose, give of your knowledge and time freely, let others win, and accept responsibility for the failures.

About Rich Jones

Strategic consultant and Keynote Speaker, Rich brings a deep experience in the disciplines of Strategic Planning, Marketing, Business Development, Digital Transformation, Data Utilization, Leadership Development and Cultural Alignment. A husband, father, runner, cyclist, beer drinker with a passion for life.

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