Do You Know What You’re Communicating to Others? You may be so caught up in what you’re saying verbally that you forget what your hands, feet, and posture communicate too. Yes, your negative nonverbal communication can affect how you impact those around you.
But here’s the good news. If you understand what body language is, you’ll:
Know how to read body language in others
Manage your own so it sends out the right signals
So when last did you do an audit of your body language? We want to help you rectify the situation.
Executives who are seeking to improve their leadership presence in the boardroom, with external stakeholder, and with employees.
Emerging leaders who want to stand out by being able to project confidence and possess the capability of being able to read people.
Sales professionals who want to read and assess their clients.
Human resource and hiring managers who want to assess the credibility of potential hires and existing employees.
How do you exude the professional and competence you know you have? When your body language confirms your confidence, you’ll make a greater impact. This makes body language training a vital skill for any business leader.
Your first step will be to counter your current negative body language such as showing nervousness or not making eye contact. But you need to realize what you’re doing before you can stop it. We help trainees discover and decode what is nonverbal communication so they can start improving their own.
These negative messages could be what’s keeping you from succeeding in business. Your body language could be telling people to stay away. Let’s turn that around and make you more appealing to future business partners and networks.
Many of these negative messages could be motivated subconsciously. While your words say one thing your body may say another. Let’s help you align the two so others perceive you as credible and trustworthy. Your body language can be the way you build rapport with others and how your team learns to work together optimally.
These skills don’t stop with understanding and improving yourself. The same communication principals apply to others, so with this knowledge, you’ll be skilled at reading others.
When you understand and pick up on the seven universal facial micro-expressions you’ll be more effective in business. Know what others are thinking—and when they’re lying—to give you power in meetings, negotiations, sales and hiring.
Irvine Nugent, Ph.D. • Behavioral Analysis Expert
Irvine possesses fifteen-plus years in senior leadership roles in various organizations. Dr. Nugent is an approved Paul Ekman International Trainer and offers a wide range of workshops in the areas of emotional intelligence, nonverbal communication, executive presence and lie detection which are based on the practical application of scientific research.