Articles about Body Language
Women’s voices are significantly lower than they used to be
New research shows that women's voices today are significantly deeper than previous generations and that is because of roles shifting and power dynamics.
How women can escape the impostor syndrome trap
A female’s self-doubt can negatively impact her career when, as studies show, she pushes less often than her male counterpart for a raise or a promotion.
This is the right way to disagree with your coworkers
It's possible to disagree in a way that's professional but still gets your point across at work. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Do you know what the hiring interviewer is really thinking?
As the candidate in a job interview, you’re aware that you’re being assessed for competence, confidence and candor. But what about the interviewer? Is he or she being totally upfront with you? Here are 10 clues that will tell you what the interviewer really thinks.
Study: Men with strong handshakes more likely to be married
We all know having a firm handshake (but not too firm) is an essential body language component in business. But according to a new study it could also determine whether a man is marriage material or not.
Reading body language at work: 5 mistakes you don’t want to make
No matter what the culture at your workplace, the ability to read nonverbal signals can provide significant advantages for the way you deal with people. You can start to gain those advantages by avoiding these five common mistakes.
How to spot a liar at work
Most workplace lies are discovered after the fact — after you’ve signed the faulty contract, hired the wrong person, or agreed to work on that career-limiting project. But wouldn’t it be a great professional advantage to spot liars in action, before the harm was done?
Body language pros on the ways your movements show stress
While many professionals have mastered the fine art of exuding confidence during meetings and networking events, when you’re faced with a stressful situation in the office, your body language might get the best of you.
Body language that tells your team how you really feel
Do you know that your team is constantly evaluating your emotions through cues in your body language — and that they can do so in a fraction of a second?
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.