Five Essential Skills That Make You an Inspiring Leader
How can leaders most effectively engage and inspire others? What’s the best way to gain true buy-in and investment? This session, led by communication expert and author of The Inspiration Code and The Power of Presence, Kristi Hedges, will push participants to think about their own ability to influence in new and surprising ways.
With an engaging, interactive format and rich content underscored with social science research, this session offers participants practical tools for authentically enhancing their leadership skills and overall communications effectiveness.
Key Learning Objectives:
• How to shape your presence to reflect your core values and build credibility
• Communication strategies to enhance your impact
• Ways to drive buy-in and adoption of ideas
• How to use passion and energy to excite others
• Leading through purpose, and helping others to find meaning in their work
Kristi Hedges is a communications expert, speaker, sought after leadership coach and author of The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energizer People Every Day and The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others. Her proprietary presence coaching model has been utilized by CEOs and teams in organizations spanning the Fortune 500, global professional services firms, entrepreneurial businesses, national associations, and the U.S. government. Kristi writes about leadership for Forbes and is regularly featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Entrepreneur, BBC, Chief Learning Officer and CNBC. She’s a teaching faculty member of the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership.
She runs her own coaching practice, The Hedges Company, and is a founding partner in the leadership development firm, Element North. She can be found @kristihedges.