Archive | Body Language

Jumpstart Your Team’s Creativity

Here’s some exciting news for anybody who is in the business of leading change.  As we all know, the right communication skills are crucial for fostering innovation in your organization.  Recently, researchers at Stanford Universityexamined the correlation between certain kinds of body language and highly creative teams.   They discovered that teams come up with the […]

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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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A Quick Body Language Trick.

Here’s a bit of body-language trivia that you can have some fun with.  Sometimes.  OK, the opportunity probably won’t come up that often if you’re a student, but if you’re in business you’ll be able to ring it out every once in a while.    Here’s the trick:  Just by looking at somebody you are able […]

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