I have been fascinated with body language for several decades. I have studied it for countless hours and believe I have only scratched the surface of this complex area of communication.
We all are skilled at reading the body language of others. Another person does not need to talk to let us know she is upset, happy, tired, fearful, confused, and hundreds of other descriptors.
While we are all good at reading signals from other people, few of us have a really good working knowledge of some of the more subtle forms of body language.
This article shines a light on how supervisors who are skilled at reading the body language of others and controlling their own have a huge advantage in the workplace.
Decades ago, the behavioral scientist Albert Mehrabian did a series of experiments at UCLA. He tried to measure what percent of meaning comes from the words…
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