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Chapter 2 of the audio book version of ‘Leadership Charisma’ is ready to download.  If you missed Chapter 1 and the introduction to this series of free downloads please browse here to catch up.  Chapter 2 is entitled ‘The Leadership Charisma Model’.

Leadership Charisma - Chapter 2

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The impact of touch in business

Touch is one of the most effective tools a leader has at her disposal to build the trust that develops and deepens the relationships with the people they wish to engage.

In this first part of a two-post series we look at why touch is so effective, and at how to use it appropriately to enhance your business relationships.

The Power of Touch

As the largest organ in your body, representing about one fifth of your total body weight, and one absolutely covered with nerve endings, your skin is one of the most important interfaces you have with the world around you and those in it.

Matthew Hertenstein, a psychologist at DePauw University in Indiana found that blindfolded candidates touched by complete strangers could distinguish eight distinct emotions ranging from love to gratitude or disgust.  “We used to think that touch only served to intensify communicated emotions” he said, but his research shows that touch is a “much more differentiated signaling system than we had imagined”. Continue reading “THE IMPACT OF TOUCH IN BUSINESS-1” »

Leadership Charisma – HCI Webinar

Here’s a recent webinar I did for the ‘Human Capital Institute’ on ‘The Impact of Leadership Charisma’.  It runs about 50 minutes and covers some of our key findings on what drives Leadership Charisma – enjoy!

POST: Deiric McCann – HCI Leadership Charisma

If you find this interesting and want to know more on how you can become a charismatic and engaging leader you really should check out my book ‘Leadership Charisma’.

For a limited period you can get get the free downloadable audio version here at what is always the right cost: completely FREE!

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Self-confidence is critical to absolutely every aspect of a successful life, and is especially critical to effective leadership – and nothing eats away at self confidence more than the sense that time is passing and you’re achieving nothing of value.

The key to self confidence

It is critical that, at any point in time, you have the sense that you are doing everything you should be doing to assure your success.  That means that you MUST have clear, confidence inspiring goals. Continue reading “THE KEY TO SELF CONFIDENCE” »