In my experience, the greatest challenge faced is often the drag towards the glittering star of *efficiency*. How can we magically make more time? More time to be a better mother, more time to give more to our work?
As the conversation around gender diversity in the workplace matures, it is becoming apparent that talking about ‘helping’ or ‘empowering’ women is not enough to make sustainable change.
In the latest Journal of Financial Planning, Templar consultant Lindsey Larabee reviews how to use financial psychology to better serve female clients.
In part three, Templar consultant Carolina Perez Sanz explores gravitas, the backbone of executive presence. Gravitas – weight in Latin – was one of the virtues the Romans expected of leaders. They understood it as seriousness, dignity, and commitment to the mission. This metaphorical quality of heaviness correlates with the steady energy, deliberate movements, and non-reactiveness characteristic of high-status people.
In part two of our series, we explore the communication dimension of executive presence: speaking and listening habits that help people predict executives’ ability to perform at a higher level. We’ll look at the critical elements that can add ‘noise’ to communication.