Executive Presence Now
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Roy Terry

You've found a true leadership difference. We don't just talk EP, we bring you fully present as an executive. You'll be unleashed and on track.

You have expertise. How do you gain authority? 

What's the one thing missing from business training? How to maneuver with people. Yes, it's tricky, but it's infinitely harder when you're flying blind with no models, templates, strategies and practice.  Tools make the difference. Don't be at the mercy of the best amateur in the room, learn professional leadership techniques.

Roy, I'd like to work with you in "spreading the gospel" on Executive Presence ...You are on to something extremely useful and necessary for all.

Sanjeev D.
Executive and Founder                 

How to move from expertise to authority...

Are you solving the advancement puzzle?

What are the "intangibles" that let some advance quickly and leave others stalled and puzzled? It's clearly more than hard work or talent. Why are certain colleagues more persuasive? Notice that relatively few of your colleagues get most special assignments and opportunities? Are your achievements appreciated?

Read more for concrete ways forward.

It's not for lack of trying!

If you're like most professionals, your inbox is filled with webinar offers, you're working through a book list on Amazon, and (when you can find time) you're tracking local leadership and networking events. Sound familiar?

Got a favorite leadership book, a guru, or a mentor? That means you have information but you probably lack pragmatic "live" practice.  Translating information into behavior is the step that probably stops you from moving up

I've never seen these models in any books. This is great! Really useful!

S. K.
Program Manager, Google                  

Boss is not being fair? Correct!

Those advancing are, perhaps, marginally better than you in one particular way. By virtue of temperament, background, and yes, by gender, the are perceived as a safer choice to be advanced. It's rotten, but possible:

Are you being left behind professionally because superiors think you can't lead?

Leadership requires at least a bit of Executive Presence - the "it" factor equaling 26% of the criteria for promotion among top US companies. Typical exec's also figure you either have it or you don't.  If you don't "have it" you drop off the promotion radar.

What can you do about it?

Many training and coaching programs don't work. They may produce marginal and temporary improvements.  There are four main reasons why training with Roy Terry is different.

  1. ​RELEVANT. All coaching is directly generated by and for your situation. You'll have specific assignments for new behaviors with follow up. Specific and accountable.
  2. COMPLETE. This is presence and message coaching together. Delivery counts equally with content but the words must fit an overall strategy and be modeled on winning patterns. Mission setting, Interventions, advocacy. Just some of the tested models you'll learn
  3. REAL. Frequent, extended and serious simulations. Experience what it's like to make your points against all flavors of resistance including things the boss repeats. Get over inhibition by experiencing good delivery live before you deliver in the wild.
  4. SMART. Understand conversational transactions and how to tailor them to win. Always have grounds for agreement and innovation in the same conversation.

If you're still waiting, what would change that? Leadership skills won't come in your sleep! Contact me now and checkout the calendar below for live opportunities to learn and experience more and discuss your particular challenges.

Discover here what concrete, learn-able behaviors create executive presence and move you ahead.

Roy Terry
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Further Insights you need to consider...

 Authority is an ACT.

Authority is an act, a calculated behavior, with an audience, to achieve an objective. It's something you can sketch out, learn, and invoke at will. Acts can be noble or hollow - that's sadly true. What's not debatable is that when you understand the act, you have the power to create presence and authority. When you don't understand, you'll be at the mercy of the best "amateur" actor in the room: the so called natural leader.

What's so sad about this?
The waste of talent and potential among those left behind. Don't be left behind by amateurs who talk marginally better. Honestly, most "experts" and consultants look in the wrong direction and thus can never explain EP. These trainers have gone prospecting across the wasteland of leadership buzzwords and psychobabble. Then they design courses around hollow abstractions & ideals. Enough!

How to Benefit from this insight.

Learn the components of authentic presence and the structure of a leadership message and .... nothing will happen! Yes. The other classic mistake for trainers and clients is to cling on to the information myth - the idea that knowing equates with capabilities. Sadly wrong and we all know it. Instead, once you gain even a modest grasp of the EP phenomenon you will begin practicing in a safe "studio" setting. Studio is where you learn to perform to obtain objectives. It's easy and fun and progress can be amazingly quick.

Here's how it works....

First, we'll get rid of any mystery about how leadership and executive presence works. You'll get a detailed layout that shows all the factors, skills and processes involved. The layout itself is beyond most expensive business seminars. That's because it features all the dimensions from context to topic to attitude. But there's a lot more. We'll learn and practice three essential skills that virtually guarantee you'll be viewed as executive material. More course details below.

Our clients prove you don't need luck. When you understand exactly how EP works, the mystery will be gone and your progress will be swift. With practice, you can reliably demonstrate executive presence in any situation.

or CALL : 408-605-0846

What Clients Have to Say


International Travel Entreprenuer

When I promoted my package offer, words got in the way. I struggled to make my value proposition simple and compelling and to deliver it with any gravitas. Roy got me immediate improvement and helped elevate my persuasiveness as an expert.

Randy Rowland Travel Expert, Vacation Package Designer

Startup Co-founder, Katomi

I had the pleasure to meet the inspiring Mr. Roy Terry. Thank you again for your wise words and advice.


a different kind of creative expert

I thought my team briefings were concise and spot on. But high level feedback said I was dull and too detailed. And, I was failing to delineate priorities and accomplishments. Roy helped me in both these areas learn how to simplify and deliver good and also "bad news" and still go forward. He's a different kind of creative expert. Recommended!

Suvendu Mahapatra Chief Technology Officer at Bersin by Deloitte

This is excellent!

... really helpful, you are able to articulate where i need to focus improvement and giving me exercises that will help me to break the habit ... This is excellent! thank you.

Tracey D. Director: Technology Market Analysis

Senior Director, Financial Strategy

THANK YOU for your amazing encouragement and support! (client in transition)

P. Y. Leadership Strategy Development

How we're utterly confident your training will be a break-through

Leverage: We exploit skills you already have from other contexts.
High satisfaction
among current Silicon Valley clients who make rapid advances and can apply their learning across professional scenarios such as interviewing, team leadership, and innovation proposals.
Depth and breadth: A history of advanced communication training that stretches back to clients like HP and Oracle from the mid 90s. Extensive training in rapport-based change coaching, Extensive training in public speaking and pitch coaching. Incorporating theater techniques such as the second circle and advanced breath and posture work. Hundreds of pitch improvement coaching sessions.
Clear and targeted: Our structured rehearsal studio is created from your situation and live rehearsal means you'll have the words and delivery spot on and ready.

Specific and Unique Benefits of our
Executive Presence Training

  • Rich, top-down model captures all EP aspects. Understand the game!
  • Navigate with progress and scoring
  • Built-in Team fundamentals training
  • Instant practice every session
  • Micro skills give confidence
  • Re-wire yourself to connect competence to confidence
  • Strategy cheatsheet
  • Optimal Templates & Patterns
  • Learn specific behavior, not Voodoo words like "caring"

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Intentions are nice but action makes change. Take the chance to learn the most effective and most direct path from expertise to authority. Executive Presence is fundamental to your leadership success and advancement. Don't get caught watching others advance and wondering what happened!

or CALL : 408-605-0846

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