DR. MEL'S MESSAGE - From my novels to my other projects, no telling what you will read. This is the only place you will get to read about how I developed a screenplay into a novel and what is the driving force. I will talk about many things from films to books to acting to producing. It really will depend on where my mind takes me. I hope you will join me on this journey.
Charisma. This unique quality of confidence, natural ability and personal magnetism exists within each and every one of us, just waiting to be unlocked. But while everyone is born with the capacity for charisma, few ever take full advantage of this amazing personal gift.
More than a guide to becoming popular or charming—The Charisma Factor is part mentor, part roadmap to embracing your individuality, discovering your authenticity and empowering yourself. By determining what we really want in life, we ignite the drive necessary to reach new heights and become our best possible self. This is the “it” factor—the charisma factor—that separates leaders from followers, students from teachers, and dreamers from doers.
-The key characteristics of charismatic people -How to find—and enhance—your unique charisma factor -Effective strategies for being more charismatic in personal and professional settings -Daily tools and techniques for developing charisma -The secrets to turning charisma into authentic influence
Within every person is a hidden spark of charisma waiting to be fanned into a flame.
Leesa Rowland's charisma has led to success as an author, actress, and animal advocate. The daughter of an artist and college professor, Leesa grew up in Austin, Texas where she learned strong family values and reliance on self-motivation. While in Texas, she studied broadcast journalism and later became a classically trained actress at the world-renowned Stella Adler Studio in Los Angeles. Her acting career includes both television and full-length movie productions.
Beyond her extensive career and credits as a film and television actress, Leesa is the author of the best-selling self-help/motivational book Discovering the It Factor within You: Developing Your Charismatic Personality, which was published in 2015. She is also well-known for her work as a philanthropist and animal rights activist. A vegan dedicated to healthy eating, she has been active with the national non-profit organization Last Chance for Animals since 1989 and is the president of the New York non-profit group Animal Ashram, which she founded in 2013.