About Cheryl Dolan

Cheryl Dolan is a specialist in Presence, Communication and Creativity. Her mission is to cultivate clients’ innate strengths to develop the powerful communication and creative skills that will enhance personal and professional performance. Her Platinum Presence® Program has been delivered in international corporations, organizations, and institutes of higher education, including Harvard University and MIT Sloan School. Contact her at [email protected] or visit www.cheryldolan.com.

Presence Point: Book Review: ‘Your Brain at Work’ by David Rock


Imagine the power of consciously harnessing the workings of your mind, in small, simple steps to create the results you want with more ease, joy & success in your work, relationships & life.

Presence Point: Does Your Feedback Make Me Look Fat?


No matter how well meaning our intentions are, delivering feedback is a delicate process — so what works, and what doesn’t?

Presence Point: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall . . .


The person whose presence we admire is a mirror for us, and provides us a point of access to our own powerful presence, poise and confidence.

Presence Point Book Review: ‘Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma’ by Nick Morgan

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Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma by Dr. Nick Morgan is a must-have for anyone who wants to be a more effective, persuasive, influential & powerful communicator.

Presence Point: Get On The Ball

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Literally. Grab a large stability ball. Sit on it and bounce for 15 – 20 minutes. Why would you bounce on a ball? Read on to find out!

Presence Point: This message will self-destruct in 30 seconds.


You must grab the attention of your audience and make an emotional connection to rivet it — in 30 seconds. In that short time or even less, your audience will decide if they will trust you or dismiss you, come toward you or run away from you.

Presence Point: Prime your Central Nervous System (CNS) for Peak Communication Performance with an Audience of 1 or 1,000


Breathing, smiling, visualization, practice — all have a role in helping you achieve peak performance.

Presence Point: I Can Hear You But Can I Trust You? (The Voice of Your Power, Part 3)


The use of vocal variety, rhythm and range are commonly associated with charisma, confidence, power and enthusiasm. Cheryl Dolan offers tips on improving your abilities in these areas.

Presence Point: What Does Your Voice Say About You? (The Voice of Your Power, Part 2)

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The sound of your voice may say much more about your state of mind and confidence than anything else.

Presence Point: The "Voice" of Your Power

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The first in a 3-part series on The Power of Voice.