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  1. 1. Have you ever heard anyone say, "Hisactions spoke so loudly I couldnt hear what he said?"
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION :-Body language is a kind of non-verbal communication.It includes facial expressions, eye contact, tone of voice,body posture and motions, and positioning withingroups.John Borg attests that human communication consists of93 percent body language and paralinguistic cues, whileonly 7% of communication consists of words themselves.
  3. 3. Why is Body Language important?• Body language plays a big role in intuition as it gives us messages about the other person, that we can interpret at an intuitive level.55% 7% 38%
  4. 4. Components of Body Language
  5. 5. Facial Expressions There are some universal facial expressions; a smile, a frown, etc. Eye contact is direct and powerful. The use of eye contact varies significantly from culture to culture
  6. 6. Gestures Fidgeting shows boredom and restlessness. Pressing fingers together to form a steeple shows interests, assertiveness and determination. Touching the nose or rubbing eyes indicates discomfort. A hand to the back of the neck may indicate withdrawal from a conversation.
  7. 7. Open Stance Interested people always have an erect posture, pay attention and lean forward A firm handshake will give the impression of assertiveness or honesty People showing open hands, both feet planted on the ground are accepting A head tilted to the side indicates interest
  8. 8. Closed Stance Leaning backwards demonstrates aloofness or rejection Folding arms across ones chest or body is protective and gives the impression of a closed, guarded and defensive character. People with arms folded, legs crossed and bodies turned away are signalling that they are rejecting messages. A head down is negative and judgmental.
  9. 9. Space• There are four distinct zones in which most people operate:• Intimate Area 15-50 cm• Personal Area 0.5-1m• Social Area 1-3m• General Area 3m
  10. 10. Do’s and the DontsHow do I know as to what I am doing is right or not ……..???? OR What is My Body Language like !!!!! Let us find out.
  11. 11. Don’t cross your arms or legsHave eye contact, but don’t stare
  12. 12. Relax your shouldersNod when they are talking
  13. 13. Don’t slouch, sit up straightSmile and laugh
  14. 14. Keep your head upDon’t fidget
  15. 15. Keep a good attitude