I was reading a LinkedIn post about “perception” and “misperception” that included:
” I recently participated in some coaching on executive presence. While I know you can see my profile picture, I am a little over 6 feet tall, relatively fit, shave my head, and often wear my greying facial hair in the form of a beard or goatee. During the coaching, I had to get up in front of the team and give a “pitch” while being videotaped. Then I received what I had been dreading… the feedback …[Link …]”
It was written by one of our workshop participants talking about his experience in our “Persuasion, Perception, and Executive Presence” (PPEP) workshop. The high intensity workshop has made major changes in people’s lives. It is very rewarding to see a blog post from a past participant and see how it has impact him personally. It is particularly rewarding to see how he has taken the concept to a whole new level.
We all fall victim to stereotypes of us and the stereotypes we have of others. I encourage you to read the article and watch the videos.