Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up—or Shut Down

Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up—or Shut Down

By Fouad Bendris

Studies on power posing show that intentionally adjusting your body posture, facial expressions, and voice can help you express your ideas and concerns and win greater influence. This is true no matter what title or position you hold. Simply comporting yourself as if you’re a rung or two higher makes people act more deferentially toward you. Often, they’re not fully aware that they’re responding this way, yet the effect is in full force in any kind of hierarchy, whether it’s based on formal or informal status !

Fouad Bendris’s insight:
Signal “I’m really listening,” not “I’m the boss.”

Source:: Strategy & Governance

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