The Charisma Factor: How to Develop Your Natural Leadership Ability

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Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1993 - Charisma (Personality trait) - 292 pages
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The seeds of charisma reside in all of us. We each have the ability to spark extraordinary followings and engender amazing allegiance in others. To bring this admirable personality trait to life, all it takes are a few simple strategies that past leaders have been using for centuries. You'll find those strategies in this handbook.

Destroying forever the myth that charisma is a gift given only to a few, "The Charisma Factor" shows you how to become the natural-born leader you can be by focusing on the emotional energy of others and inspiring them to move toward greater endeavors.

The guide provides strategies that show you how to reach others with the language of emotion. You'll walk in the footsteps of such proven leaders as Reagan, Kennedy, King, Churchill, even the ancient Greeks, when you follow the examples and techniques in this practical handbook, including:
-- ways to impact others at both the conscious and subconscious level
-- secrets for developing rapport with any audience
-- methods for inspiring the actions you desire in anyone at any time
-- steps for creating a charismatic presentation
-- procedures for developing the high performance workplace
-- plus, the 4 qualities of every charismatic leader.

These techniques are broken down into simple-to-follow steps that have been drawn from hundreds of hours of interviews, transcripts, film analysis, and testing -- giving you the tools you need to consistently inspire and charismatically lead others. You'll also find:
-- The one tool used to trigger motivation in others: This straightforward method has been proven by history's most powerful leaders to be the most effective and enduring for energizingand motivating employees and followers.
-- Three steps of charismatic communication: Presents charisma as a tangible concept that, when broken down, you can easily use to achieve results in your own life.
-- Fourteen techniques of emotional management: Offers six primary and eight advanced techniques for managing the emotions of others in order to fuel their highest performance.
-- Techniques to bond with followers: Shows you how to apply the entertainment technique and others to easily bond with people and break down any barriers that might be hindering your natural leadership ability.

"The Charisma Factor" will show you how to become a leader who can guide different types of people with differing backgrounds, beliefs, and values to focus on a project in total synchrony and passion.

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Richardson is president of the RM Research Group, a research and information packaging corporation.

Thayer is publisher/editor of The Front Page, a weekly community newspaper in Escondido, CA, that is published by her company, Thayer Communications.

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