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Mini 08: The WOW Factor for Women – The Make it or Break it Factor for Moving Ahead in Your Career

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Dr. Marilou Ryder, Associate Professor, Brandman University

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You’re smart! You’re educated! Your resume is packed with stunning accomplishments. Then why are you not getting ahead in your career? Chances are you may need to hone in on personal traits to enhance your “Executive Presence”. In an increasingly diverse workplace where looks and degrees are no longer “everything” what does it take to create a commanding executive presence? The right clothes, a firm handshake, an impressive degree? These all matter but they don’t tell the whole story. In a recent survey of CEOs, executive presence was rated second for the top leadership traits that make a difference (technology skills ranked 12th). Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of the Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership will share traits that professionals with strong executive presence display and help women leaders to start managing their own executive presence in the work force. Participants will familiarize themselves with qualities of executive presence and manage practical tools increase their executive presence.

Participants will:

  • Explore why developing good executive presence matters
  • Discover how developing executive presence can impact career advancement
  • Identify traits that professionals with strong executive presence display
  • Learn tools to increase professional executive presence

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Mini 08: The WOW Factor for Women – The Make it or Break it Factor for Moving Ahead in Your Career

You’re smart! You’re educated! Your resume is packed with stunning accomplishments. Then why are you not getting ahead in your career? Chances are you may need to hone in on personal traits to enhance your “Executive Presence”. In an increasingly diverse workplace where looks and degrees are no longer “everything” what does it take to create a commanding executive presence? The right clothes, a firm handshake, an impressive degree? These all matter but they don’t tell the whole story. In a recent survey of CEOs, executive presence was rated second for the top leadership traits that make a difference (technology skills ranked 12th). Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of the Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership will share traits that professionals with strong executive presence display and help women leaders to start managing their own executive presence in the work force. Participants will familiarize themselves with qualities of executive presence and manage practical tools increase their executive presence.

Participants will:

  • Explore why developing good executive presence matters
  • Discover how developing executive presence can impact career advancement
  • Identify traits that professionals with strong executive presence display
  • Learn tools to increase professional executive presence