Sharon Sayler

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First, be aware that not everyone accepts the handshake as a greeting nor does every culture or group do a handshake the same. Western culture values a firm (but not too firm) grip, while many Asian countries, especially China, value a less firm handshake and maintaining the hand-hold for an extended time after the initial […]

What do you do when you have to be the bearer of bad news to a large audience? You certainly don’t want to be the proverbially “messenger that gets shot!”   Today’s Q&A came via Facebook: What Your Body Says Fan page: https://www.facebook.com/WhatYourBodySays Dear Sharon, Can you refresh my memory? Which side of the stage […]

Just saying, “I love you” may not fully reveal just how much you care. When creating or maintaining a deep, emotional connection with your partner, your body often speaks louder than words. Here are 9 nonverbals that are unexpected “love motions” that you can use to surprise your partner by showing “I Love You.” Love […]

I did a guest post for https://jobmob.co.il/ that offered very powerful advice that can work for job interviews, AND media interviews AND negotiations AND sales AND … wherever you want to be seen as intelligent, confident and an inspiring leader.  My tips and techniques that I shared over at https://jobmob.co.il/ work no matter the situation…. Pop over […]

When hand-wringing isn’t hand-wringing…and other interesting fidget facts. Thursday and Friday, I was giving a training to a corporate group. Several members, I knew from a training last year, including “Marv.” Last year, when I first met Marv, I noticed an interesting quirk he had of wringing his hands. It was in a much larger […]

Want really useful and effectively success strategies quickly? Combine speed dating with business mentoring and you get the BizWomen Mentoring Monday event, sponsored by the Business Journal. Now, I’m not a morning person, but I was curious and honestly, a bit skeptical. However, with a company mantra of “Small changes make significant impacts!” I had […]

Make your best impression with the proper handshake. First, be aware that not everyone accepts the handshake as a greeting nor does every culture or group do a handshake the same. Western culture values a firm grip, while many Asian countries, especially China, value a less firm handshake and maintaining the handhold for an extended […]

  What is the creepiest handshake you’ve ever received? Why do I ask? Well, I recently experienced the creepiest of handshakes – and as a body language expert, I’ve studied many handshakes, including each one I give and receive.  The quality of your handshake leaves a lasting impression: positive or negative! And this creepy handshake […]

It’s inspiring to see someone succeed in bringing a dream into reality. In 2013, Diana Nyad, 64, made a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West despite strong currents, sharks and stinging jellyfish that had stopped her previous four attempts… not to mention blistering sun and salt water for nearly 53 hours, little food, throwing […]

Update: My opinion about Sheryl Sandberg’s recent body language faux pas appeared in the Wall St. Journal Online as well as nearly 300 other media outlets. View the Wall Street Journal Online piece here. “Little Girl” Body Language Can Sabotage Women Executive’s Success Time Magazine featured Sheryl Sandberg, author of “Lean In,” with the title “Don’t […]