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The Look & Sound of Leadership

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An ongoing series of Executive Coaching Tips designed to help you be perceived in the workplace the way you want to be perceived.

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An ongoing series of Executive Coaching Tips designed to help you be perceived in the workplace the way you want to be perceived.

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Tom is one of the best speakers I have ever heard and the advice that he gives is wonderful. I have learned so much. Thank you Tom.

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Great podcast full of actionable insights in an easy to listen format. From Switzerland

iTunes Ratings

684 Ratings
Average Ratings
613
40
12
10
9

Thank you!

By the sign guy 13 - May 30 2019
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Tom is one of the best speakers I have ever heard and the advice that he gives is wonderful. I have learned so much. Thank you Tom.

Ludwig🙂

By megalapa - Mar 26 2019
Read more
Great podcast full of actionable insights in an easy to listen format. From Switzerland
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The Look & Sound of Leadership

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An ongoing series of Executive Coaching Tips designed to help you be perceived in the workplace the way you want to be perceived.

Rank #1: Networking

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A crucial skill even if you’re in your job for life—which you’re not!

Sep 10 2009
8 mins
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Rank #2: The Sound of Leadership and of Management

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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.

Feb 01 2018
19 mins
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Rank #3: Executive Presence - Three Pillars

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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

Three episodes grew directly from ideas in that white paper: Gravitas Emotional Intelligence Showing Teeth

The Executive Coaching Tips archive has a filter for "Executive Presence." It's at: https://essentialcomm.com/tag/executive-presence/

Four additional episodes you might listen to are: Conquering Fear Inhabiting Executive Presence Short Sounds Confident The Voice of Authority

Browse the entire archive at: https://essentialcomm.com/podcast/

Be in touch with us at: info@essentialcomm.com

Jan 10 2019
17 mins
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Rank #4: Communicating with Clarity

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Expert communicators put up signposts so their listeners can follow them easily. Using these “frameworks” can distinguish you as a clear and expert communicator.

Jan 10 2013
11 mins
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Rank #5: Sounding Well-Spoken

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Apr 02 2009
5 mins
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Rank #6: Ask for What You Want

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Give yourself permission to ask without apology or fear.

Jun 06 2008
7 mins
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Rank #7: Leading Teams

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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.

Nov 03 2011
13 mins
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Rank #8: Three Words You Should Never Say

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Want to boost your credibility? Stop saying these words.

Jul 08 2010
8 mins
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Rank #9: Three Little Phrases with Big Impact

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Phrases to keep people listening to your data and to get people to comply with your decisions.

Dec 02 2010
9 mins
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Rank #10: Creating Charisma

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Turn up your heat from a gentle simmer to a rolling boil.

Jun 26 2008
6 mins
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Rank #11: Holding People Accountable

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Jul 23 2009
5 mins
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Rank #12: Personal Branding

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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. 

Jul 09 2014
14 mins
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Rank #13: Self-Awareness & Self-Management

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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.

Oct 04 2012
14 mins
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Rank #14: Leadership versus Management

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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/

and

https://essentialcomm.com/tag/management-skills/

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:

Leadership behaviors:

  • Motivating
  • Aligning
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Creating visions and strategies

Management actions:

  • Staffing
  • Budgeting
  • Controlling
  • Measuring
  • Problem solving

Relationship skills:

  • 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.

Jan 11 2018
19 mins
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Rank #15: Building Emotional Intelligence

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Companies invest in developing Emotional Intelligence (EQ) because its presence improves performance. EQ has four steps. Here is number one. 04/04/13

Apr 04 2013
13 mins
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Rank #16: Coaching Your People

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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.

Apr 01 2015
17 mins
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Rank #17: Gravitas

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Gravitas is credibility that goes beyond titles or credentials. Without it, you can’t achieve The Look & Sound of Leadership™. This Tip will help you get it and keep it.

Sep 05 2013
10 mins
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Rank #18: Sorting and Labeling

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The communication tool that will set you above the rest.

Aug 06 2009
13 mins
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Rank #19: Managing Nervousness

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Jul 03 2008
4 mins
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Rank #20: Inhabiting Executive Presence

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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:

The episode called "Creating New Behaviors" has a PDF that goes along with it. If you'd like it, just ask. I'd love to send it you. Pop me an email at: info@essentialcomm.com

Jan 12 2017
17 mins
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