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Beyond Charisma: What Followers Really Need From Their Leaders

Sunday, June 19, 2011

I had known him for only a few minutes when Paul said to me, in so many words, "Dude, you should join. It'll be great." He was organizing a risky venture and

recruiting his team. Should I follow? He appeared to be a born leader: persuasive, confident, energetic, passionate - in a word, charismatic. But the venture was risky, and I was hesitant.


Before returning to my decision, let me say that for card-carrying academics, it's not always cool to embrace the many lists of key s

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