Rank #1: Networking
A crucial skill even if you’re in your job for life—which you’re not!
Rank #2: The Sound of Leadership and of Management
Some ways of speaking lend themselves to more effective management. And some ways of speaking lend themselves to more effective leadership. This episodes explores those differences.
Rank #3: Communicating with Clarity
Expert communicators put up signposts so their listeners can follow them easily. Using these “frameworks” can distinguish you as a clear and expert communicator.
Rank #4: Sounding Well-Spoken
Rank #5: Executive Presence - Three Pillars
This month’s coaching conversation explores the three pillars of executive presence.
In this episode's commentary, Tom mentions research about Executive Presence conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation. The key findings are available at: https://www.talentinnovation.org/publication.cfm?publication=1340
The Executive Coaching Tips archive has a filter for "Executive Presence." It's at: https://essentialcomm.com/tag/executive-presence/
Browse the entire archive at: https://essentialcomm.com/podcast/
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Rank #6: Ask for What You Want
Give yourself permission to ask without apology or fear.
Rank #7: Self-Awareness & Self-Management
Leaders who are technically gifted leaders are often less gifted when managing their relationships. To avoid derailing—and to have healthy relationships—leaders need the two skills addressed in this month’s podcast.
Rank #8: Leading Teams
Five questions your team needs to answer if they're all going to move in the same direction. Plus a four-layer pyramid that needs defining.
Rank #9: Three Little Phrases with Big Impact
Phrases to keep people listening to your data and to get people to comply with your decisions.
Rank #10: Building Emotional Intelligence
Companies invest in developing Emotional Intelligence (EQ) because its presence improves performance. EQ has four steps. Here is number one. 04/04/13
Rank #11: Personal Branding
Each one of us has a personal brand. Every day we reinforce our brands consciously or unconsciously. The tools in this episode will help you craft your brand with intention.
Rank #12: Creating Charisma
Turn up your heat from a gentle simmer to a rolling boil.
Rank #13: Three Words You Should Never Say
Want to boost your credibility? Stop saying these words.
Rank #14: Coaching Your People
Helping develop your people is a win for everyone. But developing people is quite different from managing people: developing people requires you to be a coach. Here’s how.
Rank #15: Leadership versus Management
Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead.Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead.
If you're interested in related episodes, you can search the archive under "Leadership" and/or "Management Skills." Those are at:https://essentialcomm.com/tag/leadership/
Five specific episodes you can listen to are
- Building Empathy
- Dynamic One-on-Ones
- How Teams Fight
- Taming Meetings
- The Voice of Authority
During the episode, three lists are built. Here they are:
- Recognizing patterns
- Creating visions and strategies
- Problem solving
- Strong, positive networks
- The ability to persuade
- Having influence
- Using emotional intelligence
The thought leader about leadership versus management is John Kotter from Harvard Business School. He has many books and articles that explore this topic in depth.
Rank #16: Holding People Accountable
Rank #17: Managing Up
We all want bosses who are sensitive to our needs. But savvy players know we need to manage our bosses at least as much as they manage us.
Rank #18: Inhabiting Executive Presence
Getting to the next level of executive presence usually demands the adoption of new behaviors. This month's episode explores a three-step process that helps new behaviors become habits.
Helping you change behavior so you can be perceived the way you want to be perceived is the raison d'être of this podcast. If it's time for you develop more effective behaviors, there is an entire category in “The Look & Sound of Leadership" archive that will accelerate your development.
The archive is at: essentialcomm.com/podcast
The category, "Developing New Behavior" is at: essentialcomm.com/tag/developing-new-behaviors/
Five favorite episodes in that category are:
- Act “As If”
- Creating New Behaviors How Behaviors Change The Many Parts of You When Learning Makes Things Worse
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Rank #19: Sorting and Labeling
The communication tool that will set you above the rest.
Rank #20: Performance Reviews
Six lessons for delivering meaningful performance reviews.