Charismatic leaders bring out our best and make us excel. Research shows that those following charismatic leaders perform better, find their work more meaningful, and have more trust in their leaders that those who follow non-charismatic leaders.
Charismatic leaders cause followers to become highly committed to the leader's mission and make personal sacrifices by mastering the art and science of personal magnetism.
The use of imagery increases charisma.
Research shows that a high imagery speech resulted in higher ratings of charisma that a low imagery speech.
Consistency in tone is very persuasive. People who don't get stirred up and maintain a narrow tonal range have a natural advantage.
The more consistent they are in emphasis and rhythm, the more convincing they are to others. They are also perceived as having better ideas and a better presentation style.
It can do this by stripping away the emotional information in faces and intonation.
Virtual communication may dampen laughter that would otherwise happen face-to-face.
To become a charismatic manager, focus on these techniques:
Body language is great for communicating confidence and certainty, while verbal communication is better for communicating knowledge and wisdom– so keep that in mind when considering what kind of emotional connection you want to establish, and don’t forget to channel your passion through these forms of communication.
It is a well-known fact that most people quit due to bad bosses. This includes all the super-geniuses who would have driven the company towards growth and prosperity but were sidelined or diminished by lousy, insecure bosses.
An extensive study on more than fifty thousand leaders showed that only one in 2000 leaders can be unlikeable and still be successful.
Teams having likeable leaders tend to be stable and flourishing. A likeable leader makes the team members step out of their comfort zone and give their best, without forcing anything.
Most of the dangers of the charismatic movement relate to this power.