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Decoding Leadership Presence: How To Get Promoted


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateApril 9, 2024
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaPersonal Development
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

When you notice the people around you getting recognition and promotions, you realize it is time to focus on changing your style. Although your manager expresses high regard for your ability to get results, they don’t mention how easily they can promote you. If this sounds familiar, this webinar is for you! Join this session to learn how to improve your essential "leadership presence" skills.

People who demonstrate leadership presence inspire confidence from their team, manager, and upper management. They can handle a variety of situations.

This presentation provides a current view of these skills and action steps to improve your visibility and credibility.

This webinar will cover the difference between a manager and a leader, what employees want from a manager and leader, the eight leadership presence skills, how to communicate and listen actively, how to build emotional and social intelligence while managing a team, how to manage up, and more crucial skills!

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the differences between managers and leaders

  • List eight leadership presence skills

  • Recognize how to improve communication styles and active listening skills to better manage a team and manage up

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Valerie Pelan, MBA, PCC, President of Integrated Focus, provides high-quality and customized coaching for her clients to ensure they achieve their goals and increase their confidence. Her coaching enables clients to improve their leadership capabilities, make better decisions, and demonstrate a positive approach to organizational dynamics. She works best with clients who want a Coach who understands the complexity of corporate team management and how to collaborate across an organization to achieve business results.

Her clients like her business background and leadership experience and the way she challenged herself to gain strategic expertise to ensure she had career options. Key highlights of her career include leading cross-functional product teams, executive briefings on market research results, and headquarters lead on regulatory activities for Fortune 100 corporations.

Clients describe their coaching sessions as thought-provoking and insightful, enabling them to explore areas that improve their leadership style and interpersonal capabilities. They are leaders motivated to leverage their talents and embrace a forward-looking vision to lead their teams. The coaching sessions provide a safe and confidential space to discuss complex situations.

Examples of clients include a VP of Marketing who improved business results by collaborating across silos, a leader who increased her visibility by leading a complex project and succeeding, and an operations VP who learned the importance of conflict management and teamwork to improve processes. Valerie's clients come from various industries, government agencies, and non-profit leadership.

She is also an Executive Coach for EMBA students at the University of Texas, Dallas Naveen Jindal Graduate School of Management. She speaks on Leadership Presence, employee engagement, and leadership models for companies, non-profits, and professional associations. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Mentor coach, an MBA, and a Doctoral student in Adult Learning and Workforce Development. Her articles have appeared in the global coaching publication Choice

About Our Presenter

Integrated Focus can "right" size coaching engagements to fit the needs of an organization. The company provides executive coaching, team and group coaching, assessments such as DISC, Hogan, MBTI, leadership assessments, 360s, and team assessments.