Years ago, I read a great book titled: “Charisma: Seven Keys to Developing Magnetism That Leads to Success” by Tony Alessandra.

In the chapter on vision, Alessandra tells the story of a kindergarten teacher who asked a student what she was drawing:

I’m drawing a picture of God,

the child quickly answered.

But sweetheart,” said

I believe clients want their lawyers to have charisma.

That thought scares many lawyers, especially those who are introverted. I think those intimidated by the idea have a mistaken notion of what Charisma actually is. It is not necessarily having the gift of gab. It is more focused on exuding confidence, being open and listening