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Behavior/Charisma articles

Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to implement in your everyday life. However, other techniques, while relatively common sense, are somewhat trickier to tackle.
Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.
If you're in the market to be more charismatic, here's a riddle for you: What makes you attractive even if you're ugly? What moves people to take notice even if you're penniless? What invisible 'magic' can seduce, convince, inspire, and mesmerize others? You're ahead of me - it's charisma, of cours
What makes a person magnetic and why we should be wary. For weeks I had been researching what science has to say about the power of charisma.
What did JFK, Marilyn Monroe and Hitler all have in common? They were all renowned charismatics that lit up every room they entered.
What is it that makes leaders stand out – what makes people want to leave cushy corporate jobs for their startup ideas, vote for them, give them money for their wild ideas, in a word: follow them? And, he says, you can learn charisma.
As an uncharismatic and introverted person who doesn’t emote much even for a reserved British guy, you wouldn’t expect me to be able to switch on the chemistry when I need to.