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The Art of Self Promotion Without Being Self-Promoting
As an executive coach, I work with my clients to help them clarify what they truly want and then assist them in getting from where they are to where they want to be. Part of this
process involves identifying the ‘blockers’ or barriers that are in the way. From year-to-year I find certain themes surfacing among my
clients. One that seems to be coming up recently is the notion of self-promotion.
It is important for us to promote ourselves in a positive light and highlight our best skills and experiences. But how do we do this without being too self-promoting?
Still Don’t Know What Executive Presence Means? We Have You Covered.
Executive presence is an element of leadership that is easy to recognize but difficult to develop. In fact, in a recent study by the Center for Talent Innovation, it was found that feedback on executive presence is often contradictory and confusing, and that 81% of those who are instructed to improve their executive
presence are unclear on how to act on it.
MIT Sloan Executive Education innovation@work Blog
Robert Salafia says transformation is possible Rob Salafia is a Master Executive Coach at the MIT Leadership Center and part of the Executive Education coaching cadres
Communicating Through the Cracks
Does it seem sometimes like you are shouting your ideas from the bottom of a well, and no one is listening or even cares? Are
The Art of Building Resilience
Don’t assume your employees know how to process failure on their own. Resilience and adaptability are critical skills for leading change A Japanese proverb says,
How “The Actor’s Secret” Can Help You Improve your Presentations
Have you ever attended a live theater performance and left thrilled and energized by the experience? Have you ever wondered how the actors and performers
Make a choice to switch to a positive feeling
As an actor and performing artist, I have worked for many years to understand how my emotions show up on my face and in my
Most Hated to Most Admired: Tips on Transforming as a Leader
William, a cardiac surgeon, while enrolled in an MIT program took a position in a new hospital as a medical director of a department. This
Alumnus draws on performing arts career to develop leadership strategies
In a new book, Rob Salafia ’76 shares skills developed on the stage By Jim Keogh When he performed on the streets of Boston, Rob
You Might Consider Improving Your Executive Presence
Executive presence is an element of leadership that’s easy to recognize but difficult to develop, but might be the difference in your career progressing forward.
How To Master Transitions By Pressing The Reset Button
Rob Salafia, an expert on executive presence, explains how to master transitions and become a more effective leader by mentally resetting. “We do on stage things
Listen With Your Eyes
Giving another person your full and undivided attention may seem obvious and not worthy of our consideration as a critical leadership capability. Why then is
CUTV News Radio Welcomes Back Rob Salafia of Protagonist Consulting
Lexington, MA – Rob Salafia is a MIT Leadership Center Master Executive Coach and founder of Protagonist Consulting. He is an authority on executive presence and transformational learning.
Leading From Your Best Self: An interview by Donna Scarola, with author, Rob Salafia and colleague, Hope
Great leaders connect with others while always staying confident and true to themselves. In this episode Donna Scarola, chair of the 101st Leadership Forum at
HR Power Hour
Rob Salafia Rob combines two decades of experience as a top leadership development executive with a well-established career in the performing arts. He has a
Author of Leading From Your Best Self: Develop Your Executive Poise, Presence and Influence to Maximize Your Potential