Today, charisma and executive presence look very different. Someone with passion, authenticity, approachability, and credibility is said to have charisma, regardless of race, gender, job title, or brand of business suit.
While you still need to communicate clearly so your message is understood, you’ll have more success selling an idea, promoting yourself, and enlisting the support of those around you if you use stories to better connect your message with the people who need to hear it.
Sometimes we need to walk away from professional relationships that no longer add value.
When you have influence, then you can offer your opinion, view, or belief and others will strongly consider it. You’ll have an impact on people, processes, and things because you’ve established yourself as influential in their opinion.
Growing your online presence serves many purposes, including helping you to be found by potential employers, making it easier for your boss (or boss’ boss) to learn more about your career and growth goals and to showcase your expertise to audiences you may never cross paths with in person.
To grow your visibility online, follow these tips.
At the root of your personal brand should be a clear understanding of what you represent, believe in, and what you’d fight for. These are your values. They are the non-negotiables by which you live. They are your moral operating system, your anchors of truth, and what, to you, is worth defending.