logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
katimka7, space_bae2015, Ananya, nicole vernon, ThomasCat
57619 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,619 Registered Members
417 Forums
114,586 Topics
813,578 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 406
Nancy Roussy 343
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 193
Jana - Creativity Editor 116
Mona - Astronomy 103
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 62
daisybun 56
Susan - Meditation Editor 41
Angie 26
Terri - Exercise/Yoga Editor 23
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#767261 - 06/08/12 06:06 PM Is Charisma nature or nurture?
Cassandra - Body Image Ed Offline
Newbie

Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 48
Loc: Ann Arbor Michigan
Do you think that charisma is a trait that people are born with or a skill that can be learned? Read my article, How to be Charismatic,and tell me how you define charisma.
_________________________
Cassandra George Sturges
Body Image Editor

Top
#767268 - 06/08/12 07:26 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Alice - Horror Lit Offline
Jellyfish

Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 181
Loc: Colorado
That was a lovely, inspiring article. I've been feeling negative all day and it was just what I needed to read. Thanks!
_________________________
Alice Andersen
Horror Literature

Top
#767270 - 06/08/12 07:38 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Alice - Horror Lit]
Cassandra - Body Image Ed Offline
Newbie

Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 48
Loc: Ann Arbor Michigan
I just sent you love, peace, and light.
_________________________
Cassandra George Sturges
Body Image Editor

Top
#769520 - 06/21/12 01:41 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Encore DT Offline
Gecko

Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 400
I think it's both. There are certain charisma-related inborn characteristics that surely help, but things like maintaining eye contact, keeping the focus away from yourself and so forth, as described in the article, are all learned. most people don't get those skills without working and developing them.
_________________________
encoredt.com - diamond jewelry

Top
#769536 - 06/21/12 02:57 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 14392
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
I'd have to think on which i think it is. I am a charismatic introvert, so i don't know really where these traits derive from.

Top
#769704 - 06/22/12 09:26 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Jilly]
Cassandra - Body Image Ed Offline
Newbie

Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 48
Loc: Ann Arbor Michigan
Hi Jilly,

You are such a warm beautiful person. I have never met you in person, but you have a very loving and gentle way of communicating with others in writing. You are the one who suggested that I switch topics.

You know how to inspire others without it coming across in a harsh manner. I think that this type of charisma is an art-- but I am not sure how I would begin to teach it.

You are awesome!
_________________________
Cassandra George Sturges
Body Image Editor

Top
#769834 - 06/23/12 06:37 PM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 14392
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Cassandra, that is so sweet of you to write! I am really touched. Thank you for your words; you made my day. smile

Top
#769937 - 06/25/12 07:44 AM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 01/08/10
Posts: 4532
Great article, Cassandra. I think charisma is both nature and nurture. We all naturally have our own version of charisma, and we can nurture it to bring it forth.
_________________________
Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator

Top
#770087 - 06/26/12 05:13 AM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
KayMichaud Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/04/12
Posts: 3
Loc: Austin, Texas
Great article! I love the part you touched on re:focusing on others. One thing about charismatic people I notice as well is that they're not afraid to stick out and risk being criticized. That's a huge problem for most people. I always bring up the example of Sarah Palin to illustrate this. No matter what you think of her politics, nobody can deny that this woman is not afraid to stick out and be criticized. People talk about how she says dumb things, yet whenever she speaks people are riveted, half of them in admiration and the other half in disgust. So charisma doesn't have to have anything with being loved by everyone.

Top
#887226 - 02/28/15 06:02 AM Re: Is Charisma nature or nurture? [Re: Cassandra - Body Image Ed]
Nancy Roussy Offline
Wolf

Registered: 01/17/13
Posts: 5487
Loc: Grand-M├ętis, Quebec, Canada
I think you are born with it.
_________________________
"Don't worry, the spider is smaller than you." Yeah, so is a grenade!

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Nadine - Editor 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Which is the best online store to buy clothes?
by eatsleepshop
Women's Fashion
16 minutes 39 seconds ago
Date Night Movie Review
by Dianne W - Editor
Action Movies
44 minutes 15 seconds ago
What jewelry do you wear daily?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Fashion Jewelry
Today at 11:08 AM
Prince Rainier III Award Goes To Robert Redford
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Drama Movies
Today at 11:07 AM
Is it possible?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Fashion Jewelry
Today at 11:05 AM
Look up - there are beautiful sights in the sky!
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Astronomy
Today at 10:55 AM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Low Carb
Today at 10:49 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Inspiration
Today at 10:47 AM
What will you do today?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Inspiration
Today at 10:45 AM
What exercise did you do today?
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Exercise
Today at 10:44 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 148 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.