Instructions: For each statement below, rate how true that statement is for you on a scale of 1-5:
1 = Never True 2 = Rarely True 3 = Sometimes True 4 = Often True 5 = Always True
- I feel self-assured in most situations.
- I am comfortable speaking up in groups.
- I can recover quickly after mistakes or setbacks.
- I make strong eye contact when conversing with others.
- I ask questions to show interest in what people say.
- I listen without interrupting.
- I have an upbeat attitude most of the time.
- I give genuine compliments to others.
- I focus on solutions rather than problems.
- I use facial expressions and gestures when I speak.
- I vary my tone of voice to be more engaging.
- I appear energetic and enthusiastic in interactions.
- I am comfortable using humor in conversations.
- I can tell jokes and stories that make people laugh.
- I have a playful, witty personality.
- I prepare interesting anecdotes about my life to share.
- I can captivate an audience when telling stories.
- I use vivid details and enthusiasm in my storytelling.
- I express my true personality and beliefs.
- I admit mistakes and discuss my imperfections.
- I act genuinely rather than trying to impress people.
Total your points for each category using the scale below:
1-6 points – Needs Improvement – This area needs focus to boost your charisma. Set goals to improve here.
7-12 points – Fair – You have some skills in this area but need refinement. Practice to strengthen this aspect of your charisma.
13-18 points – Good – This is a strength for you. Continue building on it.
19-25 points – Excellent – You excel in this charismatic quality. Leverage this in your interactions.