Body Language and Gestures

Kuhnke Communication

While he didn’t say a word, his body tightened and he wrapped his arms around his torso as if keeping his emotion in check. Add to that, his eyes became steely as he glared at me, suggesting that I might want to stop what I was doing. You’re body’s speaking and people are noticing. How you’re holding your body, focusing your gaze and what your feet and fingers are doing tells a tale of your inner state.

Fact & fiction about body language 1: Folded arms, defensiveness and the Mehrabian myth

Max Atkinson

I was interviewed recently for a BBC Radio 4 'Word of Mouth' programme on body language that's scheduled to be broadcast tomorrow. This, coupled with the fact that the main guest being advertised in the BBC's advance publicity is a body language expert, means that there's a fair chance that my position on the subject may not get as full a hearing as I'd like. So, just like words in a language, elements of body language can have different meanings in different contexts.

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Fact & fiction about body language 2: Does it matter what you wear or where you stand?

Max Atkinson

This afternoon, I'll be appearing on a BBC Radio 4 'Word of Mouth' programme on body language. This, coupled with the fact that the main guest advertised in the BBC's advance publicity is a body language expert, means that there's a fair chance that my position on the subject won't get as full a hearing as I'd like. As the interview I did lasted for twice as long as the whole programme, it's inevitable that whatever I said will be heavily edited.

A Pint Size Plan to Help Your Kids Study Public Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

When teaching young children the fundamentals of public speaking there are two important areas you can work on every day: Vocal skills and body language. . Teach Body Language. · Take turns standing up and reading a page out loud : This is a wonderful activity to do with your children but it may be too stimulating to do right before bed. Encourage your child to stand up straight and not fidget or pull at their clothes or hold onto their hands or arms.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Presentation Skills for Virtual Delivery

DeFinis Communications

Finally, position your camera at eye level for a straight-on view of you. Make sure your upper body is in the window of your computer screen. Your body language is noticeable and influential from the waist up, so pay attention to your upper body posture, gestures, and your facial expressions. Look directly at the camera to mimic making eye contact. Avoid clothing with patterns.

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Stand or sit, and why does it matter?

Speak Schmeak

It gives you authority, it helps the audience pay better attention, and your eye contact and body language are more accessible to the group. Are you on a raised stage, or are you at eye level with the audience? However, if the panel is not on a stage, and you're seated at eye level with the audience, and there are more than 20 or 30 people in the room, then you should stand.

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Nonverbal Communication Project

The Communication Blog

Candidates/campaigning and body language effectiveness [link]. body language and attraction 2.25. A series of images depicting various forms of body language that communicate attraction. Body language in high and low context cultures, [link] , 3.58. Discussion of suggestions for more effective body language in dating, [link] , 5.44. A short video on tracking eye movements to study consumer behavior 2 min, 44 sec.

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

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Photos ( Zenfolio | Flickr ) Archives About Contact Dear Speakers By James Duncan Davidson on March 8, 2009 12:22 AM | 71 Comments Tagged: advice, speaking Last week, while shooting eComm 2009 in Burlingame, I started posting a set of thoughts on Twitter, all starting out Dear Speaker. And, if you’re telling the audience that you don’t want to be there with your body language, you’re not helping your words get through to them very much, are you?

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