EP014: Why Brilliant Leaders Struggle With Visibility and What to Do About It

Why do leaders struggle with visibility? Visibility is incredibly important in leadership. As an emerging leader, you need to increase your visibility in the office and show signs that you’re a leader. However, it doesn’t come naturally to everybody. Leaders often struggle with visibility, especially when they’re a new leader or a new manager. 

In this episode, I help you understand why you struggle with visibility and what to do about it so you can increase your visibility as a leader. 

What will you learn in this episode?

In Episode 14, “Why Brilliant Leaders Struggle With Visibility and What to Do About It”, you will learn:

  • How formal education and entry-level positions prevent you from becoming visible.
  • The misconception people have about visibility and self-promotion.
  • Why you need to sell your ideas to sell yourself.
  • How developing relationships with key people is a form of social proof.
  • What I mean by “create disturbance” to increase your visibility.

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Kara Ronin is the founder of Executive Impressions. She is an executive coach who specialises in leadership presence, social skills and business etiquette. She is also the creator of Bestselling Udemy course, Business Etiquette 101. Kara’s advice and unique perspectives have been featured in Time Inc., Business Insider, Ignites Europe (a Financial Times Service), The Muse, The Local France, The West Australian, and more. Kara works regularly with lawyers, investment bankers, and finance professionals to help them build presence, authority and influence in business. Get Kara's insights delivered straight to your inbox

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