Who’s that on Donald Trump’s hat?

Who’s that on Donald Trump’s hat?

Could a long-dead German philosopher resembling Karl Marx with a proper haircut, hold the keys to the 2016 US presidential election race? Yes, if the sharply-contrasting campaigning styles of rival candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reveal deeper truths about the way modern societies are led, and the way we pick those who will wield   [ more » ]

Rebooting Charisma in Business

Rebooting Charisma in Business

Why should CEOs and senior executives struggle to become more engaging or show greater empathy, when even a professional actor and comedian trained in the communication arts has been booted from the top of Twitter? The June 2015 ouster from Twitter’s C-suite of Dick Costolo – he used to work for Second City, the famed   [ more » ]

Collective Charisma: The Brands We Love

Collective Charisma: The Brands We Love

Sure, you have charisma. But does your wristwatch have it too? Charisma is that special engaging quality we recognize in some individuals. But maybe there’s  such a thing as collective charisma applicable to groups, to organizations – or even to the products they make. Once upon a time the quality known as charisma clung every   [ more » ]