Body Language and Communication

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"When it comes to selling either your personal charms or professional abilities, body language talks loudest of all." David Lewis in The Secret Language. Here's an idea Nonverbally increase your status and power by incorporating some nonverbal gymnastics into your office… Have a slim briefcase. Make sure the height of the back of your chair is higher than your visitor’s. Have your chair higher off the floor than your visitor’s. Leave some red folders on the desk marked ‘Strictly Confidential’. Cover a wall with your awards or qualifications.   It's all in the body language If you doubt the power of projecting a positive body language, think again. In a study conducted researchers at UCLA, 10,000 people were asked what their initial impressions were of a person they later said 'Yes' to. The results were: 7% said the person had good knowledge of the topic, product or service. 38% said the [...]