More on Body Language

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In our last few blog posts we've been looking at body language and how it is a vital part of communication with others. Here are some more tips and hints.   Status in the office Consider the use of certain objects strategically placed around your office. They can be subtly used non-verbally to increase your status and power. Body language guru Allan Pease says we should give a little thought to the nonverbal gymnastics of our offices by, for example: Installing low sofas for visitors to sit on Locating a pen container from overseas on your desk Leave some red folders on the desk marked 'Strictly Confidential' Cover a wall with photos, awards or qualifications that you have received Have a slim briefcase (Large, bulky brief cases, he says, are carried by those who do all the work.) Make sure the height of the back of your chair is higher [...]