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Anese Cavanaugh

Founder of The IEP Method | Author of Contagious Culture | Speaker | Leadership Advisor

October 3, 2018

What Tone Will You Set Today?

How do you optimize your impact as a leader? Anese Cavanaugh, creator of the Intentional Energetic Presence (IEP) Method and author of Contagious Culture, shares a 15-minute exercise for setting your tone as a leader in this powerful talk at the 2018 Small Giants Community Summit.

Intentional Energetic Presence starts with deeply examining how you show up for yourself and how you show up for others. Anese's methodology is a transformative process for your behaviors, intentions and actions as a leader. 

Watch as Anese extends an invitation to leaders like you to step up, be authentic and bring your best selves to the table for positive impact. In this brief talk, Anese introduces some of the most impactful tenets of the IEP Method, including rebooting your presence, setting your tone and determining outcomes.

P.S. If you’d like Anese’s poem in print, it is available in a leadership storybook! Now available to order here. 

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About Anese Cavanaugh

Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP Method® (Intentional Energetic Presence®), an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of CONTAGIOUS CULTURE: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives (McGraw Hill, 11/15). As a leading voice on intention, energy, and presence in leadership and culture, she helps people unlock greater leadership potential, collaborate more inspiringly, create more openly, intuit more bravely, and lead more joyfully and effectively. Top innovators and executives in companies like IDEO, Zingerman’s, Cooper, GM Financial, Vistaprint, 15Five, Fitbit, Nike, Vivayic, Kaiser Permanente, and others have engaged with Anese to strengthen team health, maximize leadership impact, and optimize company culture. In addition to appearing in publications like Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post,, and the NY Times, Anese writes for in her column “Showing Up”. She has just published her most recent book THE LEADER YOU WILL BE: An Invitation (a leadership storybook), and is currently working on her next book, CONTAGIOUS YOU: Unlock Your Incredible Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want (McGraw-Hill, Fall 2019).