Business Body Language


Body Language is one of the most important aspect in developing a personality. Every individual is been characterized by  his/her body language. Generally your body language is been justified by the first contact of the person to you. They generally by their first look notice how your aura is. They will judge your whole character by the way you behave infront of them. Generally before you speak, your body speaks a lot about you.


If we talk about our posture, we must keep in mind that the most important key people notice in us is how we carry ourself and present before them. We should keep few things in mind regarding our posture that is : When we stand we should keep our stomach in , chest out , shoulder’s back and head up. This few points helps us to show how confident we are.


If we talk about the Handshakes, we must have following points in mind :

1.   We should hold persons hand firmly.

2.  We must shake hands from web to web, maximum 4 times.

3.  We should maintain positive and constant eye contact with the person.

4.   We should have a light smile on our face, when we are on the way to handshake.

Eye Contact

If we talk about Eye Contact, generally a good eye contact shows a confidence on your part. It also helps you in understanding what the person saying verbally is correct or not. It is a perfect sign of showing that you are paying attention. Generally if we are good at eye contact our listening capability also increases. We are made to force to listen to a person to whom we are paying attention, which is a good way to present your body language

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Interpersonal Skills Training and Resources


So, what are interpersonal skills? Did you realize that sales success, negotiating, achieving goals, working relationships, dating and personal relationships and so much more relies mostly on your ability to communicate well?

Learning to master your or otherwise known as communication skills can be the difference that makes the difference.

But what are interpersonal skills?

They are the core skills we use to interact with other people in our everyday life and indeed for the rest of our lives.

Agian, sometimes referred to as communication skills, people skills or soft skills, they are the skills we use via our words, our voice and our body language to communicate our message to others.

As we enter the world we naturally model these skills from other people and as we grow we continue to create and develop our own unique styles of communication. These skills will have been learned mainly unconsciously.


Did you realize…that only around 7% of human communication is perceived by the receiver via the we speak?

Amazingly 38% is via our and the way in which we say something, and a whapping 55% is through our language!

Still, how many of us actually study the factors that control over half of our communication?

What other benefits are there to improving my interpersonal skills?

The results of learning advanced communication skills therefore enhancing your ability to interact well with others can be amazing, not to mention the impact it can have on your company or working environment if the team were to advance in these skills. Here are just some of the advantages…

  • Less stress and frustration, more understanding and co operation
  • Less conflict and disagreement, a deeper sense of trust, support and productivity
  • Less uncertainty and negativity, an increase in confidence, energy, focus and productivity
  • More team work and an increase in company moral boosting happiness and well being

The positive effects are infinite and timeless.

Needless to say, there are many forms of communication and different types of interpersonal/communication skills. However, there is one element that is the underpinning and most important process in any effective communication.

It is the foundation stone and magic that is .

People tend to – like and spend their time with, believe in and support, agree with, buy from, be influenced by and recommend people that they are in rapport with.

Indeed, most business deals are made on the basis of rapport rather than on technical plus points.

Learning to master your rapport skills is an exceptional place to commence your quest to communication excellence.

interpersonal skills training and resources, a one stop shop for all related to intterpersonal skills.

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The Significance of Eye Contact


Do you struggle to remember the names of so many individuals with whom you come in contact on a daily basis.  Some executives study remember-that-name books and those techniques do work occasionally.

What is their goal?  These leaders want their associates to know that although each is maintaining a fast pace, they are cared for, held in esteem, and are worthy.

Can one can accomplish the same connection without the pressure to remember names, but instead with the pleasure of sincere eye contact?

In First Impressions, What You Don’t Know About How Others See You, authors Ann Demarais, Ph.D. and Valerie White, Ph.D. describe visual connections like this:

Eye contact is a clear indication of interest, especially in American culture.  We normally look others in the eye most of the time we are talking to them.  The rest of the time we may be looking at their mouths, other parts of their faces, or briefly away. If you know your own eye-contact pattern, you are in a position to control the messages you want to send.  If you want to show interest, you can hold your gaze longer, even just a fraction of a second longer than normal.  Most people are very aware of being looked at and will feel this small difference—getting the message that you like them or find them appealing.

I know from my years of teaching networking workshops, that the main reason you might forget names is that you are distracted by what you are going to say to this person, thus focusing on yourself rather than the individual with whom you are speaking.  It would be so simple to just change your focus to them!

A small percentage of communication takes place via the words you speak.The balance of non-verbal communication lies in bodily movement and that includes your visual connection.  According to Demarais and White, it only takes four seconds to make a first impression.  In the first few moments of a conversation, what do you think would be most effective – looking the individual directly in his eye or mumbling about your inability and sorrow over forgetting his name?

This week, release your inner pressure to remember names.  Focus instead on a deeper form of recognition and communication that you care — look deeply into the artwork of each individual’s eyes. You can reap rich rewards for both you and the person who’s name you cannot remember by know how this simple eye contact technique affects him.  Enjoy your discoveries and have a grand week.


Article Author: Ann Golden

Ann Golden Eglé, Master Certified Coach and President of Golden Visions Success Coaching can be reached at 541-385-8887 or
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