Be the influencer… and not the one being influenced

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote:

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude”

It’s very easy to be influenced by the world around us. It’s much harder to be the one influencing the world around us.

Influencing requires an active effort. Being influenced just requires you to conform and do what everyone else is doing.

It’s easy to dress the same way, think of the same way, use the same gadgets and have the same opinions.

It’s much harder to find your own style and to have your own opinions based on a careful reflection.

One implies an active effort, the other implies to go with the flow.

Guess which one is the most popular.

And now guess which one will make you magnetic.

We all like to consider ourselves as independent thinkers and non-conformists. Ask anyone and they will tell you how independent they are.

What is the reality with you?

Can you really be “in the midst of the crowd” and keep with “perfect sweetness the independence of solitude”?

How often do you put in the effort of creating your own thoughts and opinions?

How often do you put in the effort to be the magnetic influencer and not be influenced?

Start your path into a magnetic personality, small step by small step, with the:
>>> 10 Steps to Inner Power

Get the Newsletter

cover Personal Magnetism Course

Join our newsletter to receive the latest articles from Charisma School as well as a detailed video: "How to Develop Personal Magnetism".

You can read our privacy policy here.
In short, we won't sell, rent, or in any way give your email address to anyone.

annual Archive