Personal Presence

Personal Impact

Personal PresenceStrong Word: Impact

What's the first thing you notice about other people?

Is it physicality: body, eyes, smile, voice, handshake, accent?

Is it their appearance: clothes, hair, scent, makeup?

Is it their personality, manner, attitude or behaviour?

Ok. So that's first impressions.

But what will you remember?

And more importantly, what would make you want to meet that person again?

What is it that gets people noticed in a memorable and positive way?

That's what we're talking about here: making a positive impression.

There are plenty of people who are memorable but in a negative, unpleasant or ineffectual way.

Some people, it seems, just have that certain something that's very hard to define, but that makes such an impressive impact that others who are less dynamic fade.

It could be called presence, flair or style; but whatever you call it, they leave you wanting more.

You listen to them at meetings and their contributions and opinions are sought after. And they seem to do this without imposing themselves on others: Presence is not domination.

So having said it's hard to define, let's try.

When someone has presence, they come across as natural - as genuinely themselves.

You believe them. You feel they are listening to you and taking in what you are saying because they are literally present: they pay attention.

They have no mask, or 'front' or 'side'. You already have the capacity to be more 'present' than you normally are.

The more at ease you are with yourself and the more confident you become about the contributions you make, the more presence you'll have.

People will listen to you not because you're assertive or demanding, but because you have authority and assurance.

Even when you're not sure!

Saying 'I don't know' confidently, has presence.

Valuing yourself more is the first step to acquiring more Personal Presence.


Personal Impact Training

Impact Factory runs

Open Personal Impact Courses

Tailored Personal Impact Training

Five Day Communicate With Impact Workshops

and personalised

One-to-One Executive Coaching

for anyone interested in

Personal Impact


Lamas Management Consulting - Personal Impact Course - 2 Day

"I recommend this course highly for anyone who wants to see immediate improvements in their personal impact, particularly people who are technically strong, but also need to build confidence and capability face to face."
David Sheal - Consulting Partner - Lamas Management Consulting

Munich Re - Personal Impact Course - 2 Day

"The Personal Impact course was incredibly well delivered with numerous practical exercises allowing the delegates the freedom to express themselves in a comfortable, trusting environment. I came away feeling motivated and with a true sense of empowerment which I’ve been able to apply within the workplace".
Stuart Fox - Claims Data & Account Manager - Munich Re UK Life 

Phonepay Plus - Personal Impact Course - 2 Day

"I’m feeling a lot more confident around the office since the training, and I am finding some tools useful. I like the feeling of taking control of moments without manipulating the situation."
David Levitt - Senior Policy Executive - Phonepay Plus

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