Passion and gravitas

In principle, it should be possible to sustain gravitas while still conveying passion.

I'm here at Wilton Park discussing the scaling up agenda with some world class minds. I find passion easier than gravitas. 

3 thoughts on “Passion and gravitas”

  1. I’m not sure whether gravitas is necessary or beneficial.  The line between gravitas and pomposity is somewhat blurred!   A degree of authority (which I suppose is different) comes with knowledge, experience, mastery of one’s subject, management role and seniority, etc., but can’t really be cultivated. 

    Brian

  2. I’d go for passion ahead of gravitas every time.  There’s not enough passion in the world, but there’s way too much pomposity – and I’m with Briain on the blurring of the line between gravitas and pomposity.

    Pete

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