Every year, the incoming class at Stanford Business School is asked:
How many of you in here feel that you are the one mistake that the admissions committee made?
… and surprisingly, every year, two-thirds of the class immediately raise their hand.
It’s called the Impostor Syndrome and it hits at all levels of business!
THEY also say you never get a second chance to make a first impression.
… so, it’s important to learn as much about charisma and influence as you can.
BUT what about people who feel that faking charisma is incongruent, and they will come across ‘ingenuine’?
Is that another manifestation of this Impostor Syndrome?
In this interview with author of The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism, Olivia Fox Cabane talks all about this Impostor Syndrome…
… plus, staring like a lover, standing like a gorilla and why you need to speak like a preacher.