Executive presence: Polish your inner self and impact others better (Guest commentary)Presence about confidence, courage, humilityBy John Kuypers03/12/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/13/2012 At the recent Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) conference in Toronto, I conducted a session on executive presence. It was sold out and people were lined up at the door to replace any last-minute dropouts.What a sea change from one decade ago when I published a book on presence. It sold well, but the topic had zero interest in corporate Canada.So, what’s changed? Traditional command and control leadership is dying, slowly but surely. Employees no longer follow a leader simply because of title and position — leaders at every level of the company must earn the following. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.