33 Nonverbal Communication Tips, in 140 characters or less

Download 33 Nonverbal Communication Tips, in 140 characters or less

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We all know that body language is important, but few people have truly mastered the art of nonverbal communication. Advance your understanding of body language to become a more impactful public speaker, leader, and influencer. These 33 nonverbal communication tips, expressed in 140 characters or less, are the perfect way to elevate your nonverbal communication skills. Ethos3 is a presentation design agency with premier PowerPoint and presentation designers. Rise above the competition with award-winning presentation designs and presentation training from Ethos3. Contact us if you have an upcoming presentation. We can create a winning presentation for you: http://www.ethos3.com/contact/


  • 1. BNIIEHBII IIHMMIINIIIIIIIIIN 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 1 9 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Be aware. Studies Show that body language accounts for between 50 to 70% of all communication. @Aboutdotcom "When making a formal presentation, move then pause. Human beings are drawn to movement. " @Forbes Take a cue from Oprah: steeple your fingers. "Put fingertips to fingertips to increase your authority. " @HuffPoStOWN During conversations, mirror. Casually match the mannerisms of the other person to signal a connection. @CGoman Nod in Sets of three to Show interest in a comment. Nod only once to signal the end of an interaction. @RealSimpie Be Sincere. Don't immediately smile when you greet someone. Pause and look at their face. then Smile. @EntMagazine Research shows that presenters who use hand gestures are more effective than Speakers who don't use their hands. @99u Use your eyes. Most people will focus 43% of their attention on your eyes during interactions. @MaShab| e Be Open. Studies Show that leaders with open body language are more persuasive. @CGoman Master "proxemicS, " the science of personal Space. Stand 4 feet away from others to gauge Space preferences. @FaStCompany For a burst of bravado, raise your chin. Use sparingly though; this pose can communicate arrogance. @JanineDriver Get organized. Studies Show that people who carry more than one item are oftenjudged as forgetful. @VvanedwardS Presenters, don't overdo hand gestures. If people watch your hands more than your face, gesture less. @PittTweet Angle your body. Men (more than women) feel confronted if Someone stands "squared up" during a conversation. @Forbes Your handshake should be firm, but not crushing, and last no longer than three shakes. @BernardMarr Nervous mannerisms Such as fldgeting communicate a lack of confidence. Breathe slowly to minimize nerves. @OPENForum Before a presentation, Stand with legs and arms stretched open to boost testosterone and lower cortisol. @TEDTalkS "To encourage collaboration, remove barriers. " Don't let objects or your hands block your body. @Forbes Avoid appearing timid; don't keep your hands folded in your lap for the entirety of a meeting. @CBSnews Don't Stare. Continuous eye contact for ten seconds or longer makes most people uncomfortable. @PSychToday Consider multiple cues when interpreting body language. Single gestures aren't accurate indicators. @ConverSatlonEDU Use your head. Tilting your head can express empathy and understanding, or Submission. @Forbes Project confidence. Don't block the "three power zoneS: " the neck dimple, belly button, and groin. @HealthyLiving if someone'S torso is angled towards you, but their feet are angled away from you, they likely want to leave. @Buffer During negotiations, keep your feet firmly planted on the ground "to Show resolve. " @lnc Encourage collaboration and defuse tension by standing Sldebyside, looking in the Same direction. @Jeff_Haden Beware of blinking too much. Rapid blinking can communicate that you are feeling uncomfortable. @BizzWriter Take control. If someone enters your office uninvited, stand up to Signal busyness. @GlenBlickenStaf Watch the eyes. Pupils involuntarily dilate when Someone is interested in something. @lnc Don't abuse confident stances. If your posture is too alpha, you will not be likable. @AmyjCCuddy Smile. A genuine Smile, also known as a Duchenne smile, is evident by crinkled crow'S feet. @BuSineSSlnSlder "To read body language accurately, don't think about it. " Listen to your gut; don't Overanalyze. @DrNickMorgan When Standing Still during a presentation, put your feet shoulder width apart to convey confidence. @EntrepreneurOrg T T NEED PRESENTATION TRAINING? WE WOULD LOVE TO HELP. start@ethos3.com