Is an evaluation signal.
Generally a positive evaluation.
It's a time for thought process.
Women - bottom of the chin
Is an evaluation gesture.
It is generally a positive evaluation of your ideas,
suggestions, information or requests.
She may feel comfortable.
She may look cool.
Careful, You have a very negative signal,
even if she is smiling.
The lowered stapling of the hands indicates listening,
and can also be a negative confidence gesture.
The scratch to the back of the neck indicates uncertainty.
It can mean nervousness or deceit.
It can mean a desire to shut out the words they are hearing,
or the words aren't 'going in'.
they've heard enough.
Hot under the collar!
People touch their face 10 times more than normal
when they feel uncomfortable. When you lie, you
feel a tingling sensation around your face and neck,
and feel you need to touch or relieve the area.
Hand clasping at a desk or in a chair
on its own may indicate nervousness,
insecurity or anxiety. The more tightly
clasped they are, the more the anxiety.
Clasped hands in front of the body are a barrier signal,
The higher the hands are , the more confident the feeling.
Here's the mother of all confidence gestures.
This gesture can denote even arrogance.
The most supreme will be
when the chair is tilted back onto two legs.
Crossed legs can be comfort, but often indicate negativity.
Holding a clipboard
Anyone who gives you a handshake with two hands,
when first meeting you, is likely to be insincere and
overwhelming, or even deceitful.
Leg over chair
With a leg across
Hand to cheek
Pinching the bridge of nose
Suspicion & secretive
Hand over mouth
Hands on hips
Sitting on the edge
Clenched hands with thumbs rubbing
Women- adjusting necklace
Back of head
Tightly clenched hands
Pain in neck
Hot under collar
Clenched at back
Here's a neutral position.
Sat upright, legs together,
arms apart, possibly with the palms of the hands showing,
indicating honesty and sincerity.
Two basic groups of Body Language
RESPONSIVE REFLECTIVE FUGITIVE COMBATIVE
lots of eye contact
high blink rate
staring into space
LET ME SPEAK
feet under chair
looks up and right
legs crossed in 4 pos.
(ankle on knee)
LET ME GO
feet towards door
READY TO AGREE
hands flat on table
arms behind back
legs crossed 11 pos
(thigh on knee)
hands on hips
feet pointing in
hand over mouth
glances at you
shifts in seat
looks down and to left