International Coach Federation Deutschland

Executive Presence - what is that really about?!

The second most important leadership skill in order to be promoted to the top is executive presence, according to a recent survey from Gartner. A lot of Coaching assignments start out with the objective of improving executive presence. So, what exactly is executive presence, and what do executives want to be coached on when they come into these assignments? What is it anyway, and how on earth do you convey it in the digital environment? This is an interesting one, because what exactly great executive presence looks like depends on a lot of different factors, and lies in the eyes of the beholder, in short it is hard to define. Is it gravitas? Is it developing follower-ship?

Being a great storyteller? Executive presence consists of a variety of skills that a leader needs to master. Find out how you manage executive coaching assignments and find out what makes achieve great executive presence. Let’s look at a wider skillset in the coaching process like values, decision-making, confidence, presence, active listening, empathy, different aspects of communication, networking, being politically savvy and more.


Speaker: Julia Atkinson

Julia Atkinson is an ICF PCC certified executive coach and ICF Charter Chapter Germany President-Elect. She has over 14 years track record of successful executive coaching and leadership team development in various global Top 500 companies in financial services, pharmaceutical, IT, consumer goods like ADP, Bayer, L’Oreal, Pfizer etc. Prior to starting an executive development firm, she gained first-hand leadership and business experience in Operations both in Corporate - Siemens, Intel Germany & China - and Start-Ups.


Benefits for the participants:

  • What is executive presence?
  • What skills are involved?
  • Relationships over transactions
  • Values in action
  • Coaching Process: Contracting, Feedback, Assessments, Shadowing


Further Information




Information will be provided soon on Eventbrite.



Tue, 24 January 2023, 19:00 – 20:30 CET



Please purchase your Tickets on Eventbrite



ICF-Deutschland Newsletter

aktuelle Ausgabe


Virtual Education

Europas größte virtuelle Live-Plattform zum Thema Coaching

mehr >


18 Mär 2022

ICF pro Bono Coaching

für Menschen die direkt und indirekt von politischen Ereignissen betroffen sind.


16 Feb 2022

Coaching-Umfrage 2021

20 Jahre Coaching-Umfrage unseres Mitgliedes Jörg Middendorf. Die Ergbenisse sind veröffentlicht.


05 Feb 2021

ICF Global Coaching Study 2020 veröffentlicht

Laut ICF Global Coaching Study 2020 sind Hindernis Nr. 1 für den Coaching-Beruf unausgebildete Personen, die sich als Coaches bezeichnen.


Newsletter bestellen