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10 Powerful Body Language Tips For Your Next Presentation

| <b>source:</b>Here Jun 6th, 2015<p>Public speaking can be difficult. The presenter is often in the position of having to display a courageous and confident …

How to slow down traffic: ditch kerbs, keep potholes, plant trees

Removing white lines may make us more cautious drivers. And it’s not the only counter-intuitive traffic-calming method …

Safe Crossings: The Power of Eye Contact

It can be a dangerous world for pedestrians. Studies on French roads report that nearly 60% of drivers do not stop at all for pedestrians crossing …

Roads

10 Ways Body Language Can Help You Be More Powerful

On the dating scene, in the business world and in social situations, women need ways to show their confidence. Body language is a great way to assert control and communicate strength and power, but it can also tell the opposite story. What should and shouldn’t women do with their body language?<p>Here …

Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up—or Shut Down

Studies on power posing show that intentionally adjusting your body posture, facial expressions, and voice can help you express your ideas and concerns and win greater influence. This is true no matter what title or position you hold. Simply comporting yourself <i>as if</i> you’re a rung or two higher …

Employment

The 17 Secrets to Improve Body Language

Body language is the first thing people notice about you. Don't you want to make sure you are leaving the best possible impression?

The Leadership Style That Can Make Men Look Inferior

Modern leadership consultants often counsel managers about the importance of seeking help and input from staff to enact change. Asking for assistance …

11 Scientific Ways to Make an Excellent First Impression

It’s very difficult to bounce back from a bad first impression—but that doesn’t mean you need to fear meeting new people. Tackle first-time …

Essential Body Language for Negotiation

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

Linguistics

The 4 Ways You Can Use Body Language To Influence Success

If you see someone frowning, head bowed, shoulders slumped, it’s a fair bet they’re feeling low in confidence. But which came first: the slumped …

Public Speaking

When Did Pink Become a "Girl" Color?

Whether it’s the deep tones of magenta or barely tinted carnation, the color pink is, for better or for worse, associated with femininity. This …

6 Gestures That Will Accidentally Piss People off Around the World

<i>By: Courtney Subramanian</i><p>From thumbs up to a fist pump, we often think using our hands to communicate helps break language barriers when traveling the world. But sometimes those gestures get lost in translation, and depending on where you are, mean the exact opposite of what you're trying to say. …