Dr Louise Mahler coaches on Presence and Influence in High Stake Engagements
The Executive with credible presence, who can Influence at each level of the client's organization and at each aspect of the cycle of business will succeed. It is that simple.
And with this success, comes pride of place as a trusted advisor to a client : with an opportunity to ethically persuade, convince, defend, successfully influence, and sell.
More often than not, the message is there, but authenticity is not. The message, delivered flawlessly (on paper) is eroded by contradictory personal habits, voice register, hand gestures and eye contact / movement.
Vocal Intelligence, as coached by Dr Louise Mahler, has guided hundreds of CEO's, Executives and high performance individuals, both locally and internationally, to function without these contradictions.
Vocal Intelligence focuses on Improving the individual’s Presence and Influence in High Stake Engagements.
The Executive's Presence and Influence Programs are tailored to meet client’s strategic goals and have included societal and corporate change pillars such as:
Presence and Influence
Women in Business
We are all leaders; some of groups of people, some of just our own lives. Regardless, it is essential for us to have a thorough understanding of how our psychology (prior learning, baggage) impacts on our physical body. The voice is merely the audible outlet of this stored history.
Understanding how to present our very best Person, we need to understand what this very tangible watermark looks like.
Highly functioning individuals, often in the high end of the societal talent bank, are required to Influence. Their goals (and job) require them to win the hearts and minds of their audience.
Understanding how to align Voice, Body and Mind to support the Message is critical to Influence.
We all aim to influence people daily with our message and sometimes the situation has high stakes: either the individual or the organization has a lot to lose if the message is not delivered with impact or understood correctly.
The typical situations where high Vocal Intelligence is essential, includes:
High value solution sales
Public presentations (media, ASX reporting and public speaking)
Interview / interviewing situations
Team meetings (both as attendee and facilitator)
Client and staff conflict
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?
Louise Mahler’s insights are a rich synthesis of the power that comes from how we communicate, which is often more influential than what we actually say. Her observations are simple yet profound – her wisdom not only pertains to the art, but also to the science of communication and how each and every one of us can adopt practical techniques to turbo-charge our impact.
Lisa Claes | Executive Director | Customer Delivery | ING Direct
You have an extraordinary ability to be confronting and impactful in a way which engages and energizes the participants and leaves them feeling more confident and empowered by the experience.
Guy Mycroft | Chairman | The Executive Connection
I want to take this moment to thank you for all your help and support that you've provided me over the past few months. I say this with all sincerity, there have been very few individuals that have had such a significant impact on my professional life, as you have. Your advice and guidance has certainly helped me to overcome some of the fear I held regarding the media component of my role, and for that I am extremely thankful. Whilst I found the process at times, incredibly challenging and very confronting, I have learnt more from you in those short sessions than I have from others that I have worked with for years.
Anonymous | Victoria Police
Dr Louise Maher" is a skilled professional who is providing individual development insights and practical solutions that ensure you will take it to the next level. Passionate and pragmatic I can thoroughly recommend her should you be considering further increasing your presence and presentation capability Louise will set you up for success!
Theresa Mills | Executive General Manager | Guild Superannuation Trustee Services
Dr Louise Mahler has done for “vocal intelligence” what Daniel Goleman did for EQ! She has made the well-tuned mind-body-voice cycle, once solely the domain of the stage performer, accessible to the corporate communicator. Louise has energetically demonstrated time and again on our flagship executive program that “voice is a choice” and an vital antidote to communication failure. This pragmatic and quirky book is a necessary read for discerning executives and will be particularly helpful for those aspiring to global business positions.
Clarence Da Gama Pinto | Senior Consultant | Executive Education | Melbourne Business School Senior Fellow | Leadership | Melbourne Business School
What a fantastic teacher and performer you are.
Although I oscillated between laughter and fear throughout the course, it was by far the most effective training I have EVER received!
Sandra Mavin | Directorate of Workforce Intelligent | Department of Defence
Everyone can learn something new from Louise, from the beginner at public speaking to the accomplished professional who does it every day for a living. Because she has found a new and fresh bag of tricks we all enjoy trying out – again and again – to become sharper, more convincing and inspiring. To let our true self and potential to surface. Suddenly the horrors of being on show become fun. Go on – try a few and then you’ll want more.
Andrew Mackenzie | CEO | BHP
I feel 3 foot taller! This was such a thought-provoking and positive experience. Without doubt, the best training I have ever undertaken.
Mark Menze | CEO | Animal Aid Australia
I really don't think I could have done the presentation on Thursday without your help. . . due to your suggestions, it went better than any presentation I have ever done. . . In one session your observations enabled me to make more progress than I could have imagined and I am so grateful.
Sue Berman | Portfolio Manager | Sunsuper
Thank you Louise, I feel a new sense of confidence, which I had lost for some time.
Leonie Edwards | Executive Programs Asia Pacific | Gartner