Starting the conversation…

What does executive presence look and sound like?

Host: Jess Dewell
Guest: Justin Patton

What You Will Hear:

Top three things we must know to communicate effectively.

A personal story about when it crystalized that what we do and say has impact.

What made you interested in personal and professional presence?

Slow down enough to get it right.

Communicating is uncomfortable.

It is up to you to be seen and heard the way you want to be seen and heard.

Time is required to build communication and relationship trust.

Audience Question: How do we know that we communicate effectively?

Live Audience Question: If communication is uncomfortable, how can we be clear but not rude?

THE one trait that holds every leader back.

Where action fits into the results equation.

Look just far enough forward: determine the right next step for forward movement.

Quick insiders look at Justin’s book, “A Bold New You.”

Stay curious and be open information from many sources.

Live Audience Question: I often try so hard not to hurt someone in conversation that I often come as someone who doesn’t have confidence. I don’t know how to change that. Any tips?

Live Audience Question: Please tell me I don’t have to like those I work with. If so, then how do I still manage people?

It’s BOLD to communicate for impact.

Notable and Quotable:





uncertainty, self awareness, clarity, communication, responsibility, action, emotional intelligence, growth

What does executive presence look and sound like?

Communicating for impact requires specific skills. Such as, the personal awareness necessary to craft a message that is complete and able to be willingly received by your audience. Jess Dewell talks with international impact performance speaker Justin Patton about how to communicate for impact.