12 ways to become a charismatic leader


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They say "you either got it, or you don't." But when it comes to charisma, you don't have to have it - you can learn it.


According to Olivia Fox Cabane's book "The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism," people aren't born with charisma. They acquire it through knowledge and practice.

Charismatic leaders are more influential, persuasive, and inspiring. People are magnetically drawn to them and more willing to perform above and beyond the call of duty to support them.

So how can you become more charismatic? We've compiled the most useful tips and tricks from the book below.

This is an update of an article originally written by Vivian Giang.