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bigger presence #1 (permalink) Sat Jul 23, 2016 13:08 pm   bigger presence
 

Hello everyone,

In the process, I stumbled upon an interesting contrast in how people making work transitions approach the problem of authenticity and some counterintuitive findings about the fastest path to an authentic yet different self. Most of the people I studied felt incompetent and insecure in this new capacity, and the advice they received was rarely helpful. They were frequently told to be more aggressive, to act with more confidence, or to develop their presence. As one investment banker told me, “At the end of my first year as a vice president, the feedback to me was, ‘Your technical skills are great. Now, think more innovatively, seize the ball, and be more aggressive in your client meetings.’ I think what they really wanted was for me to start thinking like a partner, to be the senior guy, not the adjunct to somebody else—to sort of try to be a bigger presence.”

Does presence means something like charisma here?

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bigger presence #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 23, 2016 13:31 pm   bigger presence
 

Yes - their impressive manner and appearance.
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bigger presence #3 (permalink) Sat Jul 23, 2016 14:19 pm   bigger presence
 

Thank you, Beeesneees.
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