This week on the Inspire Podcast, Bart Egnal speaks with Maggie Huculak, Consultant at The Humphrey Group. They talk about presence and how to connect with your audience and achieve a leadership presence.
Maggie is a seasoned executive coach, providing one-on-one training, seminars, and workshops for leaders at all levels in many industries in Canada and internationally. She is also a professional actor, and has been acting for 35 years.
Here are some moments from their conversation and *exercises you can try to achieve a strong presence:
What is presence. (3:05)
Presence and authenticity. (4:40)
When nervous, make connection. (7:38)
*Power, intelligence, and compassion - chair exercise. (8:51)
*Grounding exercise. (12:13)
Grounding stabilizes you and others. (17:45)
Gestures and hand use. (19:43)
Eye contact - keep the connection. (23:00)
Be present, be vulnerable, make connection. (27:14)
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