As women in tech, it can be difficult to be taken seriously in a boardroom filled with men. By mastering the art of vocal executive presence we create a connection between our words and our delivery to increase the credibility of our thoughts, ideas and suggestions.
Laura Sicola offers a great Ted talk on Vocal Executive Presence in which she explains the disconnect so many have between what they say and how it is perceived and ultimately how they are viewed in business.
I highly recommend you take 15 minutes to watch her talk:
Dr. Laura Sicola is a professional speaker, leadership communication coach and the founder of Vocal Impact Productions in Philadelphia, PA. Sicola talks about the 3 Cs of “Vocal Executive Presence”:
- Command the room
- Connect with the audience
- Close the deal in any context.
JJ DiGeronimo, a speaker, author and thought-leader for Women in Tech and Girls and STEM, empowers professional women and consults with senior executives on strategies to retain and attract Women in Technology to increase thought and leadership diversity within organizations.
Check out JJ’s new award winning book Accelerate Your Impact by downloading three free chapters.