6 Ways Phenomenal Leaders Exude Power and Authority | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it

Have you ever noticed that some individuals seem to “own the room” the moment they enter it? Even before he says something, even if nobody knows her, the room goes quiet. Everyone immediately senses “this is the leader.”


Conventional wisdom says that if you “dress for success” you’ll have more confidence and other people will sense that. However, if all that’s giving you confident is your suit, you’ll come off like a wimp who spends too much money on your wardrobe.


It’s how you behave around others, not clothing, that makes people sense you’re the leader, according to Deborah H. Gruenfeld of Stanford University, whose work was recently cited in the New York Times.

Via The Learning Factor