Body Language Tips

Nervousness can usually be noticed if you are looking for it

Michelle Obama touched her stomach several times while walking the inaugural route - nervousness leaking out. Women tend to cover their throats, chest and stomachs when they feel vulnerable. Men tend to cover their genitals

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Body Language - how would you like this handshake?

If you were on the receiving end of this handshake - how would you feel? What do I always say? If you want to build rapport, the person you're talking to should metaphorically "be the only person in the room". You ensure that connection by holding eye contact and not acknowledging anyone else until your conversation is over

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