There are times you’ll need to take control of a conversation. It may be that you have a short amount of time to get your point across without being rude.
Or maybe you’re an attorney and your closing statement is gonna run a bit long. There are also times you need to be the one talking while at the same time giving your listener the impression you are the one listening. (I’ll show you how to do that in this 1 minute video.)
Hand gestures are the key. In this video I’ll teach you a couple of “regulators” that will help you in those situations as well as some others.
Most people begin paying attention to body language cues when there is an “event”. For example, when someone answers a question that seems deceptive, the person asking begins to look for “deception cues” they’ve heard about on TV or read about in an article somewhere. Too late.
Watch these 2 60 second videos. Because you’ve got to pay attention to what’s going on with the person before you ask the question. Are the illustrators they’re using really big? Or are they small to almost non existent? What about the adapters they use? Did they use any at all before you asked the question? Did they start using them after you asked the question? These are things you need to know before you begin decoding body language…
With Body Language, Things Aren't Always The Way They Seem
Titans Try To Hide Emotions In Plain Sight. Hiding emotions is hard to do. It’s even harder if you’re in the public eye. In this video, Titan football players Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter try to hide emotions in plain sight.
Their feelings about what happened seem obvious by the shaking of Kendall Wright’s head. Fans and foes alike have given opinions about what they’re seeing in this clip. Now let’s talk about what you’re really seeing…
When pitching, entrepreneurs tend to pay most attention to those who are smiling at them and ignore the investors who are frowning. Are the “smilers” the right people to focus you energy and attention on? In less than 60 seconds, you’re gonna know exactly who to focus on and why. And I promise, it’s probably not what you think.
Do you think I should do a video like this every week or so? Would that help you? If so, what are of body Language should they focus on? Business, pitching, the workplace? Let me know. (Tell me here) Or (message me on Twitter)