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Harrison Monarth

  • International Bestselling Author & Expert in Executive Presence and Leadership Communication

Harrison Monarth Biography

New York Times bestselling author and executive coach Harrison Monarth is a leader in the field of developing key leadership competencies, executive presence, effective communication and leadership influence. Harrison has held senior leadership positions in manufacturing, marketing and organizational development, in Europe and the United States.

He and his team of executive coaches at GuruMaker Executive Development work with global leaders at all levels, in a range of organizations from Fortune 100 corporations to entrepreneurial high-growth companies and nonprofits.

Harrison helps managers and leaders develop better self-awareness to understand their impact on others, engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels, strengthen key relationships, change unhelpful behaviors, and accomplish their most important development goals. He has helped leaders facing a range of challenges such as:

  • improving executive presence
  • stepping into a more senior role
  • developing emotional intelligence
  • managing emotions under pressure
  • building strong teams & inspiring people
  • becoming a leader coach who develops others
  • increasing strategic influence with colleagues & clients
  • communicating up-, down, and across organizational boundaries

Harrison has personally coached leaders from major organizations such as Procter & Gamble, NASA, Northrop Grumman, PepsiCo, Deloitte Consulting, Hewlett-Packard, Standard and Poor’s, GE, Intel, General Motors, IBM, Cisco Systems, Deutsche Bank, MetLife and many other leading organizations.

Known for his intensive and caring coaching style, Harrison easily gets clients to open up and embrace the powerful leadership behaviors and communication strategies and techniques he coaches. He gently pushes his clients to excellence, as he partners with them on the journey of personal development, acting as a thought-partner, sounding board, champion and guide who helps clients generate important insights and stay on track in the pursuit of their most important and challenging leadership goals.

Harrison is an adjunct professor at Externado University in Bogota, Colombia, Latin America, where he teaches a popular executive education program on Executive Presence and Leadership Communication to graduate students and executives. He has also lectured at Cornell’s Executive MBA program and other universities across the globe.

Harrison’s latest book is the second edition of his international bestseller, Executive Presence—The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO (McGraw-Hill 2019), available for pre-order at all major booksellers.

His other books include The New York Times bestseller The Confident Speaker (McGraw-Hill 2007), Breakthrough Communication: A Powerful 4-Step Process For Overcoming Resistance and Getting Results (McGraw-Hill 2014), and 360 Degrees of Influence (McGraw-Hill 2012) which Stanford Graduate School of Business professor, Jeffrey Pfeffer said is “…must reading for everyone who needs to build their personal brand and sell themselves”.

Harrison is also a contributor to Fortune, Harvard Business Review and Entrepreneur.com

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Harrison Monarth

  • International Bestselling Author & Expert in Executive Presence and Leadership Communication
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Executive Presence – Develop confidence, competence and influence beyond formal authority

Session length: 45 minutes

2019-06-13T13:00:00-04:00 Thursday, June 13th 13:00 EDT

How do others perceive you? The fact is, no matter what you are trying to achieve, the answer to that question will dictate your level of success.

We live in a reputation economy. And while intelligence, expertise and hard work are important, they’re not nearly enough to get ahead. When you want to be seen as a mature and confident leader, influencing across organizational levels, building strong relationships, and mobilizing the right people to tackle complex challenges, you need executive presence.

In fact, one survey showed 89% of a sample of nearly 400 CEOs and corporate executives saying executive presence helps people get ahead, with 78% saying that limited executive presence can hold someone back.

What can we as coaches do to help aspiring leaders develop the characteristics of a strong executive presence?

Based on his extensive work with thousands of senior executives, ongoing research in the behavioral science and two decades of experience coaching leaders from the Fortune 500 on Executive Presence, Harrison Monarth will share key insights from the upcoming second edition of his bestselling book, Executive Presence—The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO (McGraw-Hill 2019).

Harrison will identify the specific personality traits, skills and behaviors that are commonly associated with executive presence in organizations. He’ll explain how he’s helped coaching clients develop strategic self-awareness around these characteristics and embark on building a powerful personal brand that conveys executive presence when it matters most.

In a lively fast-paced session, Harrison will illustrate how easily we create perceptions that detract from our executive presence, how science-backed emotion regulation strategies can help us convey calm and think clearly under pressure and which executive presence characteristics matter more in initial impressions, versus those that matter more over the long term, for sustained executive presence.

In the full summit, Harrison will share various case studies and coaching tips, techniques and strategies he’s used successfully to help his coaching clients develop key executive presence behaviors that enable them to wield positive influence at the highest organizational levels. He’ll also point out specific pitfalls of developing a dark executive presence and how to guard against those.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. A clear understanding of what senior leaders and organizational stakeholders mean by the term executive presence.
  2. How to get your own coaching clients started on improving their executive presence, no matter where they start.
  3. How executive presence can turn dark and coaching tips to guard against suffering reputational harm.
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Harrison Monarth

  • International Bestselling Author & Expert in Executive Presence and Leadership Communication
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Executive Presence – Develop Confidence, Competence and Influence Beyond Formal Authority

Session length: 90 minutes

2020-02-20T09:00:00-05:00 Thursday, February 20th 9:00 EDT

How do others perceive you? The fact is, no matter what you are trying to achieve, the answer to that question will dictate your level of success.

We live in a reputation economy. And while intelligence, expertise and hard work are important, they’re not nearly enough to get ahead. When you want to be seen as a mature and confident leader, influencing across organizational levels, building strong relationships, and mobilizing the right people to tackle complex challenges, you need executive presence.

In fact, one survey showed 89% of a sample of nearly 400 CEOs and corporate executives saying executive presence helps people get ahead, with 78% saying that limited executive presence can hold someone back.

What can we as coaches do to help aspiring leaders develop the characteristics of a strong executive presence?

Based on his extensive work with thousands of senior executives, ongoing research in the behavioral science and two decades of experience coaching leaders from the Fortune 500 on Executive Presence, Harrison Monarth will share key insights from the upcoming second edition of his bestselling book, Executive Presence—The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO (McGraw-Hill 2019).

Harrison will identify the specific personality traits, skills and behaviors that are commonly associated with executive presence in organizations. He’ll explain how he’s helped coaching clients develop strategic self-awareness around these characteristics and embark on building a powerful personal brand that conveys executive presence when it matters most.

In a lively fast-paced session, Harrison will illustrate how easily we create perceptions that detract from our executive presence, how science-backed emotion regulation strategies can help us convey calm and think clearly under pressure and which executive presence characteristics matter more in initial impressions, versus those that matter more over the long term, for sustained executive presence.

In the full summit, Harrison will share various case studies and coaching tips, techniques, and strategies he’s used successfully to help his coaching clients develop key executive presence behaviors that enable them to wield positive influence at the highest organizational levels. He’ll also point out specific pitfalls of developing a dark executive presence and how to guard against those.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. Coaching strategies to get clients started on understanding and developing their executive presence.
  2. Learning from case studies of successful leaders who were at risk of derailing due to either lack of executive presence or having characteristics of a dark executive presence.
  3. Ideas on maintaining strategic self-awareness to gauge one’s current executive presence.
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Harrison Monarth

  • International Bestselling Author & Expert in Executive Presence and Leadership Communication
GET ACCESS TO THIS SESSION

Coach-Led Q&A - Executive Presence: Develop Confidence, Competence and Influence Beyond Formal Authority with Harrison Monarth

Session length: 90 minutes

2020-02-20T17:00:00-05:00 Thursday, February 20th 17:00 EDT

Participants will find themselves part of a fully-immersive, interactive learning experience, by seizing the opportunity to put their questions to formidable coaching expert, Harrison Monarth, World-Leading Executive Coach and New York Times bestselling author.

During this engaging, deep-dive session, participants will explore Executive Presence - empowering them to immediately apply the knowledge and skills they have gained with their clients.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. A deeper understanding of coaching strategies to get clients started on understanding and developing their executive presence.
  2. How to communicate effectively with your coaching clients to help them develop the characteristics of a strong executive presence.
  3. Insight into ideas on maintaining strategic self-awareness to gauge one’s current executive presence.