Ever Been Told That You Are Lacking "Presence"?
Often used as a reason to withhold your promotion - Issue #17
Several people who have hit a promotion ceiling in their careers tell me that they’ve received feedback that they are “lacking presence.” If they are a manager or junior leader, they may hear, “You lack executive presence.”
Have you ever been told that? If so, I can understand if you’ve been frustrated by this criticism. It is such a cop-out.
It is a catc…