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Power Posing for Women Gives More Confidence

Power Posing for Women Gives More Confidence

Published in First for Women magazine. New science reveals simple poses that instantly boost self-worth to put you at ease in any situation Often, we don’t even realize it’s happening: We smile and nod politely as our cranky aunt schools us on the proper way to set a table, while our body subconsciously recoils inward—shoulders…

Watch Out for Certain Body Language During Interviews

Watch Out for Certain Body Language During Interviews

Tips for Picking the Right Candidates You’ve sifted through resumes and tossed the ones without relevant experience, the one with the mustard stain, and the ones with the mistakes. “Excellent communication skills,” indeed. You found the promising ones and your assistant scheduled some interviews. You have your list of probing questions designed to make the…

No Doubt About It—You’re in Charge Here

No Doubt About It—You’re in Charge Here

Top Tips for Conveying Confidence and Competence with Body Language Every leader wants their leadership to be taken seriously by those around them. When it comes to demonstrating confidence, competence, and authority, what you project with your body language is just as important as what comes out of your mouth. And even if you say…

Their Faces Are Like Open Books

Their Faces Are Like Open Books

Effective Leaders Read Facial Expressions Most of us have fantasized about having the ability to read people’s minds. In addition to the fun and scary stuff we’d undoubtedly pick up, it would certainly create countless advantages in our business dealings. Well, you don’t have to be a mind reader to get a solid sense of…

Getting Gender Stereotyped, Ladies? Combat it with Power Posing

Getting Gender Stereotyped, Ladies? Combat it with Power Posing

How Women Leaders Can Use Body Language to Convey Competence and Likeability The actually-kind-of-disturbing-if-you-stop-and-think-about-it phrase “beating a dead horse” comes to mind when the topic of double standards between men and women in the workplace arises. The gender pay gap is definitely a problem, for example. Despite the fact that women are increasingly occupying positions…

Palms-Up Hand Gestures for Religious Leaders

Palms-Up Hand Gestures for Religious Leaders

Reinforcing the Message of the Humble Servant with Body Language Like any strong relationship, the one between a religious leader and congregants is built on trust and respect. But unlike leaders in business and politics, religious leaders have to demonstrate a good deal of humility, openness, and accessibility to earn the loyalty of followers. To…

Leadership Success in the Palm of Your Hand

Leadership Success in the Palm of Your Hand

Understanding Palms-Up and Palms-Down Hand Gestures for Business Leaders and Politicians You may not have much interest in what your life line, heart line, head line, and fate line indicate to a palm reader, but that doesn’t mean you don’t communicate important information with your palms every day at work. No, this isn’t about palmistry….

Strike a Power Pose: Body Language for Leaders

Strike a Power Pose: Body Language for Leaders

Using Nonverbal Communication to Convey Competence, Confidence, and Strength Just the name “power pose” sounds tough, doesn’t it? It’s becoming a ubiquitous buzzword these days, particularly in business circles, but it’s no empty phrase; the many benefits of power posing for leaders in professional settings are strongly supported by an increasing amount of scientific research….