Non-verbal communication – do you know what your body language is saying? The Morning Thing 7/19/16

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The Morning Thing talked about the power of non-verbal communication.

They shared 8 Body Language Traps You Need to Avoid in Your Career.

TRAP #1: Using too many head tilts.

TRAP #2: Physically condensing.

TRAP #3: Using girlish gestures.

TRAP #4: Smiling excessively.

TRAP #5: Nodding too much.

TRAP #6: Flirtatious behavior.

TRAP #7: Being emotionally over-expressive.

TRAP #8: Having a delicate handshake.

Click HERE to read more about these 8 Body Language Traps You Need to Avoid from Carol Kinsey Goman, author of The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead.

The Morning Thing also shared 5 Power Poses that you should start using at work. The way you stand in the workplace can make a huge impact on those around you. A shoulder shrug can literally make you go from leader to passive follower. According to The Wall Street Journal, new research shows that using powerful body language can actually change a person’s hormones and behavior, just as if she had real power. You don’t have to be a superhero to command attention: you just have to stand like one.

Research found that power poses can reduce the stress hormone cortisol and lead to an increase in testosterone. Even if you move out of that position, the hormone changes will linger. Click HERE to read more about the 5 Power Poses that you should try.

And now…for some pictures! Check out the meanings behind this non-verbal communication. What messages are you sending??
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