Charismatic Leadership

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April 15, 2010
CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP

Have you ever, knowing, made choices based on how that person engaged you and made you think? Charismatic Leadership involves creating a self-image so powerful that people are naturally drawn to you. Some even say it’s (Christianity) an extraordinary power granted by the Holy Spirit. Charisma and Leadership (Huffpost Politics, an Internet newspaper)

There is a list of people whose leadership has been characterized as based on charismatic authority, including our President, Barack Obama. However, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, a radical unicyclist also known as Rev. Wrong, exploded with recent remarks regarding the declining and unimproved economy, which has examined Obama’s charismatic charm and also arouse a crucial question. Does charisma take on form or shape in the individual, in the followers, or in the situation? This type of appeal or personality is astoundingly hard to recognize in advance, yet Dick Morris, a political consultant, reports in his experience, “charisma is the most baffling of political traits because it doesn’t exist in reality, it more about a determination of how things appear to you. Akin to Obama, John F. Kennedy was also known to have a charismatic nature, but clearly not for everyone, because he failed to capture a greater part of the popular vote with variances during his presidency.

There is a list of people whose leadership has been characterized as based on charismatic authority, including our President, Barack Obama. However, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, a radical unicyclist also known as Rev. Wrong, exploded with recent remarks regarding the declining and unimproved economy, which has examined Obama’s charismatic charm and also arouse a crucial question. Does charisma take on form or shape in the individual, in the followers, or in the situation? This type of appeal or personality is astoundingly hard to recognize in advance, yet Dick Morris, a political consultant, reports in his...
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