Career Development Map

The expectations and demands on communicators increase across a career. While the tools are durable, we approach the development or refinement of executive communication skills differently based on an individual’s career phase and their listeners’ expectations.

Peak Career

Peak Career (SVP, EVP & C-Suite)

Senior Leaders create a vision and set direction.
Communication must inspire, engage and transform an entire organization.

  • Packaging a Vision & Direction
  • Becoming a Master Storyteller
  • Leveraging a Leadership Brand
  • High Stakes Audiences
  • Inspiring & Engaging employees
  • Building Board Relationships

Mid-Career (Sr. Manager, Director, VP)

Seasoned Managers influence buy-in to initiatives and strategies.
Communication must be clear, memorable and repeatable.

  • Connecting Stories to Storylines
  • Leading Executive Conversations
  • Mastering Executive Presence
  • Strengthening Personal Brand
  • Leveraging Quarterly Reviews
  • Delivering Effective Feedback
Early Career

Early Career (Under 30)

Employees gain visibility but not always credibility.
Communication must build confidence and set lasting impressions.

  • Developing an Effective Storyline
  • Setting Impressions & Brand
  • Landing the Job: Interviews