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The 7 Elements of Charisma

Charisma is that kind of magnetism that draws people to you. But what are the elements of charisma that create that attraction? I’ll list the top seven.

Watching this Video is worth 1 Management Courses CPD Point*.
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This video is part of course module number 1.5.5
Program 1: Managing Yourself
Course 5: Personal Impact
Section 5: Charisma

Primary videos that precede this video include:
Presence, Charisma, Gravitas: What’s the Difference? https://youtu.be/J2-3LpacQhM

The Next video to watch is:
– How to be Likeable (Develop your Charisma) https://youtu.be/Ylbkghy1evM
– How to Build Rapport (Develop your Charisma) https://youtu.be/qoyx36zejJg

In a nutshell, the 7 elements of charisma are:
1. Likeableness
2. Presence
3. Focus on others
4. Authority
5. Energy
6. Resilience
7. Integrity

Continue your Personal Confidence Log from the last videos:
1. Sart to notice charisma in the people around you. What contributes to their charisma? Which of the seven elements do you notice? And what else is there? (2 MC CPD Points)
2. Which elements of charisma are most common in your workplace? and which are least common? (2 MC CPD Points)
3. Assess your own charisma against the seven elements (and anything else you identified in exercise 1). What do you need to develop? (2 MC CPD Points)

Free Resources
– CPD Tools – https://gum.co/MC-CPD
Paid resources
– Management Courses Onboarding Kit – https://gum.co/MC-ObK ($3)

– The Charisma Myth: Master the Art of Personal Magnetism https://geni.us/CWk1
– The Charisma Effect: How to Make a Powerful and Lasting Impression https://geni.us/dRRN

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Avoid Leaking Authority and Giving up Gravitas
Structure Your Comments: 5 Ways to Enhance your Authority
Style and Presentation to Enhance Your Gravitas
The Power of Silence: How to Use it to Enhance Your Gravitas
Speaking with the Voice of Authority: How it Builds Gravitas
The Presence of Gravitas: How Deliberate Pacing makes People Take Note
Credibility: Gain Gravitas through Knowledge and Experience
The Trust Equation – Gravitas needs Trust
How to Build Rapport (Develop your Charisma)
How to be Likeable (Develop your Charisma)
Physical Presence – Creating the Impression you are Completely Present
Mental Presence – Being there, mentally
Presence, Charisma, Gravitas: What’s the Difference?
Confidence – 10 Tips to Act with Confidence
Confidence – How You Can Feel Confident
Confidence – The Basics & Basis of Confidence
Assertiveness – What to Say to be Assertive
Assertiveness – Recognize Passive, Aggressive, & Assertive Behaviors
Assertiveness – What are Passive, Aggressive & Assertive?
First Impression – How to Use Posture and Gesture
Make a Good First Impression – Positive Attitude
First Impression – Appearance: How to Look the Part

Mike Clayton

About Mike Clayton 

Dr Mike Clayton is a (former) Project Manager and now a management educator. Having trained thousands of people at live workshops, seminars, and conferences, he now delivers training mainly via video. He has 14 books with international publishers and runs two successful YouTube channels. He is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com

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