Articles about Body Language
Don’t try to fake confidence – do this instead
The problem with faking confidence is that it requires so much conscious effort that it is rarely successful. Whenever you attempt to conceal any strong feeling and fake another, your body almost always “leaks” nonverbal cues that are picked up consciously or subconsciously by your audience.
I instantly knew I couldn’t trust you: How and why I was wrong
It took me only seven seconds to assess your confidence, competence, status, likability, warmth, and, yes, your trustworthiness. I felt you were untrustworthy for five reasons — none of which had anything to do with your actual trustworthiness.
How assertive communication can change your life
Assertive communication is like a muscle. You have to flex it.
10 tips to supercharge your success
Can success be accelerated?
10 body language myths that limit your success
Not everything you’ve heard about body language is accurate.
First impressions count: How just ‘one hundredth of one second’ can change everything
We know that in only a fraction of a second after meeting, people make initial judgments about others. But what exactly is it that people connect with in others?
Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language
Learning the clues to understanding body language and the messages they send, means you'll understand your colleagues better, especially when what they say is not what they mean.
The way you blink may be freaking people out
A blink is a tiny 'nope' to whatever you just heard.
Four ways to succeed in panel interviews like a champion
Hold your ground.
New analysis: Americans are the smiliest people on LinkedIn
Nothing beats a broad, friendly smile in the professional worlds of America.
Stop priding yourself on being brutally honest
There's no need to be mean. Ever.
Our voices show we cower before authority figures. And they know it.
We are fooling no one.
New study proves people (and computers) can guess a person’s name by looking at his face
Dan? You look like every other Dan!
Eerily smart new robots can read human body language
We are one panopticon away from being completely known.
Aggressive shoeless feet on airplane traumatize fellow travelers
"The left foot reached over and opened a window."
This is the best way to talk about being fired in a job interview
You can make it better.
8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China
Pro tip: Avoid Ghost Month
6 ways to be an all-star in every meeting
Here's how to shine.
4 crucial steps to finding a job if you’ve been unemployed for more than 6 months
Unemployment is hard. Here's how to navigate it.
9 steps to the confident ‘hire me’ handshake
A good handshake tells people what kind of human you are.