How to Develop Gravitas: Be the Voice of Wisdom & Influence

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How to Develop Gravitas: Be the Voice of Wisdom & Influence

Your five-step guide to influence: Be sought out, listened to, taken seriously, and trusted by the people around you.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Mike Clayton

architecture icon Personal Development,Lifestyle


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Course Description

Do People Pay Attention when You Speak?

You want your words to carry weight, you want people to listen to you, you want to speak with authority, you want to be trusted... you even want to be sought out for your opinions, insights, and advice. You want to influence the people around you.

What you need is gravitas.

And here is where you will learn how to develop it in a simple five-step program.

What are the symptoms?

You know you need to develop more gravitas if people tend to ignore your advice, if people sometimes switch-off when you are speaking, if it seems like they don't trust your judgment.

Who needs gravitas?

If you want to further your career, you need gravitas. It is that commanding impression of authority, judgment, and wisdom that people look to when they want a leader, when they need advice, or when someone has to give them confidence in the future.

That can be you...

Do you want:

  • People to take you seriously?

  • To feel confident among older, more experienced colleagues or clients?

  • To hold the attention of a room full of people?

  • A position of trust, influence, and authority?

  • Your ideas and insights to be welcomed and embraced?

  • Promotion at a young age?

  • People to pay attention and take notice of you?

  • Your career to move forwards and upwards?

Can Gravitas Be Learned?

We recognize gravitas when we encounter a set of attitudes and behaviors that conform to our expectations of authority, credibility, and wisdom. You can learn these attitudes and behaviors, and you will, with this five-step course.

What makes gravitas does depend, to a degree, on the culture and society you live and work in. This course is designed for people in Western, English-speaking cultures. But much of the advice will also be true for other cultures.

Think of the INFLUENCE and IMPACT you can have
when people seek you out and listen to your views.

Your Unconditional, No-questions, 30-Day Guarantee

The best way to assess how valid this material is in your culture is to try it out. I am so confident that this course will change your life that I offer you an unconditional, no questions asked, full 30-day money-back-in-full guarantee. If you don't think these five steps will give you the gravitas to influence and lead others, then just ask me for your money back.

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Enroll for this course now, so you can start to regain control of your life straight away.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for you, if you want to be taken seriously
  • It is for you, if you want others to trust your judgement
  • It is for you, if you notice people switch off, when you speak
  • ...but it is not for people who want to be the life and soul of the party, the class clown, or be constantly trying hard to dominate
  • Instead, it is for you, if you want to dominate quietly, without seeming to try.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Influence the people around you
  • Project gravitas
  • Hold an audience of one, two, or two thousand
  • Think like someone with the credibility of deep experience
  • Choose your actions to emphasise your gravitas
  • Look the part
  • Choose what you say to give your ideas impact
  • Select how to speak so your words carry weight


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • You won't need anything before you start this course...
  • But you will want to find some work and social situations to try out these methods as soon as you can.
How to Develop Gravitas: Be the Voice of Wisdom & Influence


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Introduction: What is this gravitas thing? And so what?
2 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 01:54 01:54
  • play icon What is Gravitas? 01:19 01:19
Step 1: How to Think - If you want people to listen, you need substance
3 Lectures
Step 2: How to Look - Fake it 'til you Become it. Stand and Move with Impact
4 Lectures
Step 3: How to Act: Be the Person People want to Trust
3 Lectures
Step 4: What to Say: Understand the things people want to listen to.
4 Lectures
Step 5: How to Say it: Your Words will Matter when You Choose them with Care
5 Lectures
Bonus Items: Yes, there's even more...
3 Lectures

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Mike Clayton

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