What gravitas means? - Deepstash

What gravitas means?

• Gravitas is associated with ideas of weight, influence, or authority, and also sobriety and seriousness (From its Latin root, gravis, meaning heavy).

• Physical attributes such as height, attractiveness, and tone and volume of voice can lend gravitas to the way people carriy themselves or make themselves present.

• It can be a combination of good judgment, authority, personal power, and the ability to speak the truth and command respect.

• Roles can often provide gravitas, such as CFO, Risk Manager, or Ethical Officer.

• Gravitas can be the result of great communication or networking skills. You know when to use relationships and leverage the authority of others.

• Crises reveal people with gravitas and expose those who lack it.

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