Power, Influence and a Little Bit of Charisma
Speaker: Alisa Cohn
As you move into the senior ranks, you discover that you need more influence and that there are better sources of power than simply your title. You need to win over new clients, convey confidence, and appear as an authority and expert at the right time. You need to sell your ideas to the CEO, to your colleagues, and to the Board. You need to get more out of people working for you.
How do you build power and influence (and can you really develop your charisma)? In this workshop, Alisa Cohn will teach you specific and research-based secrets of being more influential, conveying more power and authority, and being more magnetic.
In this session you will learn:
- The secrets of building influence.
- How to convey power.
- A few key tips to build charisma.
- How to create your own power and influence strategy
This will be an interactive session – bring your curiosity and willingness to play!
Alisa Cohn’s Bio
Alisa Cohn is an executive coach who works with executives, board members and high potential leaders to help them create positive, permanent shifts in their leadership impact and the results they achieve. Through coaching, executives experience more vitality and satisfaction as they move forward faster, and this energy transfers to the people around them. Alisa helps her clients understand their styles and the way they come across to others. She provides practical tools and serves as a thought partner to support the challenging process of change. Leaders get the chance to practice their new behaviors and troubleshoot before doing them live.
Prior to starting her coaching practice, Alisa was Vice President at two high-tech companies, CFO of a start-up company, and a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and The Monitor Group. A CPA, Alisa earned her MBA from Cornell University. Alisa is known for her high energy and results-oriented approach. She was selected as one of the Top 10 Coaches in Boston by Women’s Business, which called her “absolutely brilliant.”
Alisa guest lectures at Harvard University and Cornell University as well as in the Naval War College’s accelerated leadership program. She is a coach for the Linkage Global Institute for Leadership Development and for political leaders at the Center for Inclusive Security at Harvard University. Alisa has been quoted in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall St. Journal, and various other regional and national business publications.
Located in New York City, Alisa’s current and former clients include Citibank, Fidelity, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Novartis, Hitachi Data Systems, Digitas, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Avon Products, EMC, Harvard University, and The New York Times Company.