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by Brenda C. Smith
Have you been asked to repeat yourself, to speak up, or to be talked over at meetings? The sound of your voice can be enhanced so your listeners are not only …

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Use Your Body Language to Feel Confident and Improve Your Personal Impact
Use Your Body Language to Feel Confident and Improve Your Personal Impact

by Chelsea Elm
Most people learn about body language with two main aims. One is to understand people better or perhaps spot liars. Another aim is to manipulate their own body language to appear stronger, more …

Gestures to Avoid When Speaking in Public
Gestures to Avoid When Speaking in Public

by Caroline Nderitu-Benjamin, CCL Training
1. The Frozen Elbow
This occurs when your arms are folded besides your waistline in such a way that the elbows remain in the same position on the side of your body …

Body Language That Sabotages Your Success
Body Language That Sabotages Your Success

by Lauren Still
Body language communicates a great deal to others around us. Much of our body language may be subconscious rather than conscious, and some of the non-verbal signals we give off through gestures, facial …

Improve Your Body Language, Improve Your Confidence!
Improve Your Body Language, Improve Your Confidence!

The way that you move your body and walk has an enormous effect on the way that you feel and your confidence levels.
Let’s start with an exercise.
Imagine there are two people standing in front of …

The Best Public Speaking Gestures
The Best Public Speaking Gestures

The best public speaking gestures depend on what it is you’re trying to communicate. If you want to inject drama and passion into your speech or presentation, then big and bold body gestures make sense. …

Body Language – Speaking Without Words
Body Language – Speaking Without Words

by Dalli Simmons
One of the most influential modes of communication we utilize in our day to day interactions is our non-verbal, or body language. It is the mode of communication which ignites our “gut level” …

Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech
Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech

by Jim Bain
At one time or another we’ve all seen and listened, painfully, to a speech given by a robot, that is a human who resembled a robot. Their body posture was stiff and rigid …

Betrayed by Body Language (Even When You Are Telling the Truth)
Betrayed by Body Language (Even When You Are Telling the Truth)

by Tony W. Garland
If you have read anything about body language, the chances are you have heard that 90% of communication is non-verbal. The actual origin of this slightly distorted statistic is the research of …

Reading Body Language – Listening Begins Not With Your Ears, But With Your Eyes
Reading Body Language – Listening Begins Not With Your Ears, But With Your Eyes

by Lynn Marie Sager
People communicate with much more than words. In fact, over sixty-percent of what people communicate is not spoken at all, but is demonstrated for all to see in their body language. More …

How You Can Be An Effective Speaker and Capture the Attention of Any Audience

Knowing how to speak effectively and present well in front of a group is key to your success.
You need to be able to express yourself effectively. You need to be able to persuade others. You …

Hand Gestures: Meaning Behind the Hand
Hand Gestures: Meaning Behind the Hand

by Laurie Wilhelm
Using Hand Gestures: Meaning
Hand gestures are forms of non verbal communication which, at times, can convey much more information that words. While they are sometimes considered body language, many hand gestures can actually …

Face Gestures
Face Gestures

by Laurie Wilhelm
Face Gestures
Face gestures are the part of body language that can be the easiest to read and at the same time, the most difficult. How many times have you not felt happy but …

Understanding Body Gestures
Understanding Body Gestures

by Laurie Wilhelm
The Importance of Understanding Body Gestures
We’ve probably all encountered situations where what people say does not always reflect what they’re actually meaning or feeling. There are times when it’s difficult for us to …

One Minute to Express
One Minute to Express

This video illustrates how body language signs impact on what an individual is saying and what the receiver is understanding.

Body Language – How To Know What They’re Really Saying
Body Language – How To Know What They’re Really Saying

by Clare Evans
When we communicate with someone we will be doing so on a number of levels, not just the words that we use – tone of voice and body language are also important factors …