Author Archive | Christopher Carter

What Men and Women Need to Know About Each Others’ Body Language

Entire industries have been built upon pointing out the differences between men and women.  Films have been made, plays written, pop psychology books penned, studies conducted, comedy routines performed, all revolving around the many ways the genders fail to understand the way each other thinks and behaves.   It should come as no surprise that men and […]

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Five Tips For Looking Confident (Even When You Aren’t)

  Confidence is the most powerful tool for persuasion you possess.  People tend to be more attracted to those who are confident and more likely to agree with them or want to do what they ask.  But there’s a problem.  From time to time everybody gets butterflies.  Your palms start to sweat, your breathing becomes […]

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Body Language Over The Telephone?

My favorite part of any speaking event is when I take questions from the audience.   This is where I find out what people really want to know about communication.  At one of my recent Student Body Language presentations a woman asked, “Can body language help me when I’m doing a job interview over the phone?”  […]

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Listening Between the Lines

I had a great question from a person who had recently seen one of my shows.  He wanted to know how it would be possible to use people-reading skills during my routine where I have audience volunteers duct-tape my eyes  shut.  I explained that “people reading” included not only body language, but also listening.  Indeed, […]

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What’s In It For Me?

Most people seem to understand the value of non-verbal communication skills, but occasionally I am confronted by a person who has that “what’s in it for me?” attitude.  While thinking about that question recently, I happened to recall the day I bought my current car.  Michael, the salesman who sold my by Acura, is a great example of […]

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Some Tips For Job Interviewing

I was hard at work on a post about body language for job interviews when I saw this.    Her suggestions are both simple and powerful.  If you’re not familiar with Ms. Goman’s work, make it your job to follow her posts on Forbes.com.  She also has a great book out on body language in the workplace.

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