Update: My opinion about Sheryl Sandberg’s recent body language faux pas appeared in the Wall St. Journal Online as well […]
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Hey Sharon, I think I may have developed a bit of a Yes Man mentality over the years. In most […]
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We would all like to think we have perfect poker faces and are less emotionally expressive then we really are.
Poker players try all sort of tricks to cover their face lest, they give away their position. They try all sorts of tricks from biting our lip to holding our breath to keep our emotional face in line with the curtain we want to show the world. Imagine have to bite your lip to walk into a board of directors meeting…? I wouldn’t suggest it.
Guest post: The bell rings to start the fight! The crowd is roaring to cheer on the contender they want to win, Perception or Communication. They are evenly challenged though their strengths reside in different areas, this will be a good fight!
First Lady Michelle Obama was caught on video yesterday during the President’s 2013 inaugural luncheon. appearing to roll her eyes in displeasure at the Speaker of the House. Dismissive body language works, if your intention is to show disapproval without saying a word, Be aware though, it is also a subtle saboteur….
Wow, it was standing room only Thursday at the ASTD – Cascadia 2012 Conference at my session How To Influence Adult Learners Without Saying a Word. A great big round of applauds for the over 60 participants that dived right into playing with nonverbal communication! Attendees learned and practiced nonverbal communications skills to transform their trainings with principles and research-based techniques. The attendees walked out of the room with tips, techniques and tools that they could immediately use to comfortably influence the best in others and communicate with confidence in the classroom.