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June 2012

Business Writing

Can Charisma Be Learned?

While exploring some of the forums on TED.com, I came across this question. It was intriguing because I felt that as an immigrant teen of 14, I took the opportunity to try to “curate” my personality or at least my self-image. My response to the TED question is basically what I learned or gleamed from the experience. Can Charisma be learned? First, we need to redefine “Charisma” based not on how observers react to it but on what the actual traits of charisma are. I’m making this list on the fly so you may not agree with these traits or…