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The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others

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Everyone recognizes leaders with "presence." They stand out for their seemingly innate ability to command attention and inspire commitment. But what is this secret quality they exude, exactly? Executive and CEO coach Kristi Hedges demystifies this elusive trait, revealing that leadership presence is the intersection of outward influencing skills and internal mental ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 18th 2011 by AMACOM/American Management Association
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Kristi Hedges' "The Power of Presence" is a strong productivity guide in terms of focusing one's efforts on becoming more successful in one's goals and influence in the workplace. I found it quite helpful on how to approach long term plans and relationships for my own professional pursuits.

The guide is divided into three main sections for the reader to peruse: Intentional, Individual, and Inspirational, part of what she defines as the "I- Presence" Model. These dimensions are especially importan
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The book has tons of valuable content! I read 'The Power of Presence' after work-hours, and its ideas would keep me thinking until late at night. The experience was so intense, that I recommend you not to read this book in the evening if you need a good night-sleep. It is difficult to connect with people through text only, but Kristi has nailed it.
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Kristi Hodges offers a fresh approach to showing up in life. She gives concrete techniques for successful outcomes in dealings with others by concentrating on the presence you maintain.
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KRISTI HEDGES is a communications expert, entrepreneur, and certified leadership coach whose clients include Fannie Mae, VeriSign, the National Institutes of Health, privately held businesses, and global professional services firms. She's a leadership columnist for and a speaker for Vistage International and The Founder Institute.
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