Not too many years ago, you could have completed your entire business career without hearing the term "executive presence." But today it is the term of choice for capturing the ways of speaking and acting characteristic of our most influential leaders.Until now, the rising popularity of—and need for—the executive presence phenomenon has not been accompanied by a common understanding of what, exactly, the term means. Understanding Executive Presence and How to Make It Work for You clears away the confusion by providing a practical definition of executive presence and the information and tools you need to make it work for you. Based on years of observing and coaching leaders—and learning what separates the best from the rest—Dr. Paul Aldo has created a practical guide for understanding exactly what we're looking at when we make judgments about executive presence and how to turn these observations into meaningful development actions. His Executive Presence workshop participants and coaching clients consistently report noticeable gains in their leadership presence and effectiveness from following the simple principles and advice contained in these pages.