body language


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body language

Any gesture, posture, or movement of the body or face to nonverbally communicate emotions, information, or emphasis. His voice was calm and steady, but his body language was quite hostile and threatening. Many US presidents develop signature body language that one can easily recognize when they are speaking in public.
See also: body, language
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When you walk into a room, you're far more likely to approach someone with open body language and a smile, rather than the person standing in the corner with their arms folded -- they may just be shy, but they're certainly not sending the message that we should go and speak to them.
Jerry, a retired CTE educator and administrator, offers trainings on how to read body language.
LYING He struggles to make any eye contact Psychologist Mo Shapiro said other body language gave Armstrong away, too - such as having his hands defensively over his crotch and lowering his eyes if he didn't want to talk about something.
Mr Pease was speaking to 500 participants, including 370 Bahraini students and job seekers whose BD300 per person tickets were sponsored by Tamkeen, during a seminar entitled The Art of Communication and Body Language held at the Crowne Plaza hotel.
Being a born salesman and able to spot a gap in the market - he was selling rubber sponges door-to-door in Melbourne at the age of 10 - he realised there was very little information available on body language.
Establish a rapport to put them at ease, and then observe their body language.
Robert has been the resident body language expert on The Trisha Goddard Show for more than seven years with over 100 shows.
But when it came to naming an overall debating champion, Robert Phipps, a body language expert, said there wasn't a clear winner.
In the task force meeting, the team leader should have noticed how the assembled group started displaying stress by the way they were both blocking and compressing their body language.
He is also working on the dialogues and his body language to portray the character as authentically as possible.
Driver, who advises law enforcement agencies and companies about how to use body language to achieve what you want, present a five-part BRAVE plan for improving communications: Build rapport with eye conduct and being specific about what you like about the other person.
In a recent Forbes article by Anita Raghaven, body language coach Richard Newman commented, "By changing one's body language, you can go from a thumbs down to a thumbs up.
Body language makes up 97 per cent of what we put out to the opposite sex - and anxious body language screams "Leave me alone
According to the Harlequins number nine England's passing is sharper, confidence is growing and their body language is telling him they are about to take off at this World Cup finals.
Use short, easy-to-understand phrases, repeat them and make sure the right tone of voice and body language go along with it.