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Eleven tips to build your succesfull body language

Eleven tips to build your succesfull body language

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Eleven tips to build your succesfull body language

  1. 1. Andre J. VonkMBA ELEVEN TIPS TO BUILD YOUR BODY LANGUAGE SKILLS
  2. 2. Remember: Ourbrainrelieson snap judgementsto categorizeanother personand predictwhethertheyare; *Trustworthy *Threatening *Competent *Likeable *Valuable PREAMBLE
  3. 3. Hereare : ELEVEN TIPS TO BUILD YOUR BODY LANGUAGE SKILLS
  4. 4. No: 1 Leaningback toomuch: “You comeofflazyor arrogant” Leaningforward: “Can seemaggressive, aimfora neutralposture”
  5. 5. No: 2 Breakingeyecontact toosoon: “Can makeyou seemuntrustworthyor overlynervous. Holdeyecontactsa split secondlonger, especially duringa handshake”. Lookingup or lookingaround: “Is a naturalcue thatsomeonein lyingor not beingthemselves. Tryto holdsteadyeyecontact”.
  6. 6. No: 3 Noddingtoomuch: “Can makeyou look likea bobbleheaddoll! Even ifyou agreeswhat’sbeingsaid, nodonce and thentryto remainstill”.
  7. 7. No: 4 Choppingor pointingwith yourhands: “Feelsaggressive”. Fidgeting: “Instantlytelegraphshownervousyou are. Avoidbothat all costs”.
  8. 8. No: 5 Crossingyourarms: “Makesyou look defensive, especiallywhen you’reansweringquestions. Tryto keep your arms at yoursides”.
  9. 9. No: 6 Holding yourhands behindyourback (or firmlyin yourpockets:) “Can look rigidand stiff. Aimfora natural, hand at yoursidesposture”. Standing with hands on hips: “Is anaggressiveposture. Likea birdor a dog puffingthemselvesup to look bigger”.
  10. 10. No: 7 Staring: “Can beinterpretedas aggressive. Thereis a fine linebetweenholding someone’sgazeand staring themdown”.
  11. 11. No: 8 Failingto smile: “Can makepeopleuncomfortable, and wonder ifyou reallywant to bethere. Go fora genuine smileespeciallywhenmeeting someone forthe firsttime”.
  12. 12. No: 9 Steppingback whenyou’reaskingfora decision: “Conveysfearor uncertainty. Stand yourground, or even takea slightstep forwardwith conviction”.
  13. 13. No: 10 Steeplingyourfingersor holdings palmsup: “Lookslikea beggingpositionand conveys weakness”.
  14. 14. No: 11 Checkingyourphoneor watch: “Saysyou want to besomewhereelse. Plus it’sjustbad manners”.
  15. 15. Sowhatshouldyou do? “Aimforgoodposturein a neutralposition, whethersittingor standing”. CONCLUSION
  16. 16. Stand with yourarms at yoursides, and sit with themat yoursidesor with yourhands in yourlap. Payattention, sothatyou naturallyhold eyecontact, smileand beyourself”. CONCLUSION “CONTINUED”
  17. 17. Andre J. VonkMBA If you discover you have a particular problem with one or more of the tips on the list, practice by yourself with a mirror or with a friend who can remind you every time you do it, untill you become aware of the bad habit yourself. CONCLUSION “CONTINUED”

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