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9 Reasons Why Bald Men Make Your Best Partners

9 Reasons Why Bald Men Make Your Best Partners

Being bald is kind of sexy when you have this mental image of Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Jeff Bezos or Andre Agassi. Being bald sort of comes with a different kind of prestige, fire and energy. And when considering if a bald guy is the best person for you there are some things you simply need to understand. Just as much as there is some coolness attached with the bald persona, there is always a reason that won’t stop you from dating a bald guy. And that is the reason for this post: Why you certainly should pick a bald guy as a great partner.

1. They have an appearance that speaks volumes

Now tell me, who wouldn’t take a bald man seriously. They have an appearance and an image that strikes you. They look smart and serious and have an air of authority when they step into the room. You certainly would love a man who turns you on with is tough look.

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2. They are perceived to be more dominant

According to research males who have shaved or are with bald heads are perceived to be more dominant in appearance than their other male counterparts. Dominance is what a gentle lady needs many times.

3. They are static

Bald guys have the same feature anytime of the day. They are not changing looks and looking different and shocking you with different appearances, rather they are consistent with their appearance, like that morning when they wake up and their hair is not all at disheveled and they look so unlike the person you fell in love with. Bald people will always be the same under different conditions.

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4. They don’t have to follow societal trends

They really are not trying to please anyone since their hair doesn’t fit any style trends. So the only person they will be pleasing is you. Their look sort of saves them all the dramas that could be attached to fitting into what the society demands of them. Bald guys are so unique.

5. They are stuck with their looks

They don’t need to feel awful when they look at the mirror. They know what to expect. There is nothing as shocking as you seeing a receding hairline when age turns in. Bald people know what to expect when they stare at the mirror. The same face that they saw yesterday.

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6. They can save money on maintenance

From getting regular haircuts to having the hairdresser always visit, maintaining your hairdo comes at a lofty price. Really not everyone can afford the high price of taking care of their hair since hair products are so expensive. All that big bucks on buying hair products and taking care of one’s hair can be channeled to other interesting aspects of your relationship with him.

7. They don’t take so much bathroom space

They would be leaving all that space for you in the bathroom since they don’t need any combs, gels, or shampoo. And which lady doesn’t need her bathroom space?

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8. They have an interesting sex drive

According to researchers being bald makes you more sexually active, because hair sort of lowers someone’s sex drive. But bald men are linked to having more testosterone which leads to a higher sex drive in men.

9. They make that head covering fit

You will agree with me that no one can wear a hat or a cap like a bald guy. They so always make that head covering fit, whether it is a cap, a hat or even a bandana. Wearing a head covering will always make them extra handsome and cute. Instead of feeling wrongly about how they wear their hats or head coverings let them offer you a lesson or two about how to make that thing fit.

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Last Updated on September 23, 2020

6 Qualities of a Charismatic Leader

6 Qualities of a Charismatic Leader

We all know a person with a charismatic personality when we see one. They seem to radiate a certain magnetism that turns heads when they speak. They know how to command attention with not just their words, but the cadence of their voice and their body language. From celebrities to titans of industry and world leaders, charismatic people just have a certain something that draws others in.

For a long time, conventional wisdom held onto the belief that you were either born with charisma or you weren’t. Psychologists believe that charisma is a mix of nature and nurture.[1] Yes, some people are simply hardwired with more of a charismatic personality than others. The good news though is that, yes, you can learn to be more charismatic and develop the qualities of a charismatic leader.

Before we jump into what those qualities are exactly, it would help to define first what exactly charisma is.

The word is derived from Greek and means “divine gift.” (Admittedly, that doesn’t sound like something that can be learned, but let’s hold out hope.)

Charisma is steeped in a certain amount of mystery, but to boil it down, Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure.”

It’s easy to see how “a personal magic of leadership” could be so appealing for a leader and give them a cutting edge over the competition. Having that certain “It” factor might come more innately for some than others, but all successful leaders have at least some of it—even if they learned it along the way.

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Here are the characteristics of a charismatic personality and why they’re so beneficial.

1. Adaptability

Psychology professor William von Hippel, from the University of Queensland in Australia, believes that adaptability is the number one trait that all charismatic leaders possess.

“There are clearly many qualities that enable people to be socially successful, but the fact that what works in one situation often does not work in another suggests that behavioral flexibility may be the single most important attribute for social functioning.”[2]

-von Hippel

There’s nothing charismatic about sulking when plans don’t work out exactly as expected. Instead, charismatic leaders find a way to make lemonade with the lemons they’ve been given.

This adaptability was further broken down by von Hippel into several offshoots of adaptability:

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  • Being quick-witted
  • Knowing how to handle subtle changes
  • Staying cool amid distraction

According to von Hippel, charismatic people may not always know the right answer to a tough question, but they can come up with alternative answers and choose the one that best works for the situation. They’re also in tune with what’s going on around them in a situation and can quickly modify their behavior to subtle changes to handle any conflicts that may have arisen.

Moreover, charismatic leaders are cool as cucumbers—or at least project that confidence—regardless of whatever distractions there may be. It’s this sort of adaptability that allows them to close business deals and push ahead, even when things don’t go according to plan.

2. Confidence

Trust is one of the most important things for leaders to establish with their teams. When a leader is confident and not afraid to take a bold stance, it allows others to relax a little bit and stand behind that leader because they trust them. Charismatic leaders exude confidence almost without falter.

When it’s a celebrity like Bono or Lady Gaga, they call this confidence swagger as it allows them to strut across the stage like they haven’t got a sliver of self-doubt in them. They have a certain confidence about them that can be felt throughout an entire arena.

Showing confidence isn’t always easy, but it can certainly be learned and is paramount for success. Confident leaders are always going to be those who see the glass as half-full, and this sort of optimism can be a powerful motivating tool for those they lead.

3. Vision

Charismatic leaders may have a respect for the past, but they’re not going to be stuck in it. They have a mindset for innovation and are almost always looking for ways of how things could be better. It’s this sort of forward-thinking that made somebody like Martin Luther King Jr. such a charismatic leader. He had a clear vision that he was passionate about and knew how to communicate it (more on that in a second).

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Charismatic leaders have clearly defined goals that they’re looking to achieve and combined with confidence, that can be incredibly intoxicating to people. Next to adaptability, this may be the second most important quality of a charismatic leader, and how they go about sharing their vision often results in a strong emotional response from those listening.

4. Determination

If the vision is the far off summit on the horizon, determination is that drive that keeps charismatic leaders pushing forward. If that vision is ever going to be achieved, then milestones will have to be accomplished along the way.

Take Amazon’s vision of having a zero carbon footprint by 2040, for example. To make that happen, Jeff Bezos and his team are going to need unwavering determination and hit certain goals at certain points in this timeline.

Determined leaders don’t give up when they hit roadblocks. Instead, they put their head down, adapt, and push forward. This drive to keep pushing ahead can trickle down and motivate those they’re leading to work harder at accomplishing whatever the collective goal might be.

5. Clear Communication

There’s a reason why crowds will show up in droves to hear a politician speak—the most captivating politicians know how to communicate their vision effectively in a clear manner. Those with an especially charismatic personality often have strong beliefs and can be incredibly persuasive both with their words and body language. To put it rather simply—they’re good storytellers.

Charismatic leaders draw listeners in with good posture, eye contact, and hand gestures that work to help connect their words to the audience. They articulate their words to help convey their vision and deliver their message with the same confidence, whether they’re speaking to a single individual or an audience of 10,000 people.

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This sort of clear communication is key for the formulation of new goals and in gaining the trust of those around them to follow.

6. Creativity

The economy is changing faster than ever before, and you don’t have to look very far to realize how creativity and adaptability will drive the successes of tomorrow. So, what’s this have to do with charisma?

Well, charismatic people tend to think outside the box and look for new ways of doing things. This, of course, ties into having a passion and a vision. Not only do charismatic thinkers tend to be creative people, but they also challenge the status quo and take risks to make those visions a reality.

The best managers not only think outside the box but also encourage those around them to tap into their creativity and look for better ways of doing things. A charismatic leader rises to meet the challenges that face them and view problems as opportunities for innovation.

To put into perspective just how important this quality is, a global survey of more than 1,500 CEOs from 60 countries found creativity was the most sought after attribute in a leader.[3] When leaders show that they have a creative spirit, they come across as incredibly charismatic and inspire others to follow that creative lead as well.

In Conclusion

The most charismatic leaders don’t just have a vision and know-how to effectively communicate it—they know how to adapt to the sudden changes thrown their way and still be persuasive and motivating.

The truth is, some people may be born with a little more natural charisma than others. Make no mistake about it, though—the traits of a charismatic leader can all be learned and developed.

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