Body Language


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Body Language

Non-verbal communication. Examples include smiles, gestures and sitting or standing positions. Body language is important in face-to-face marketing. For example, salespersons are encouraged (or required) to smile when talking to a customer.
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Training session on body language for business by Lui Schweizer.
Good body language skills can help managers influence and motivate employees, improve productivity, bond with others, and present with more impact and authenticity.
As a beginning point, most body language experts would start with the limbic system, which is located in the brain and includes the hypothalamus and hippocampus, among other parts.
In fact all people use body language, mostly unconsciously, in routine daily activities, in public spaces, at social events and on particular occasions.
If a customer is leading you verbally but offering contradictory body language, take action.
According to her, this will improve your body language and communication and reduce the number of nervous tics that reveal your anxieties.
"In Bahrain the awareness of body language and the impact of face to face encounters is almost unknown to the extent that I have met guys in really senior positions and they don't even have the concept of what it really is and how it works," said the Australian-based expert, who has been educating people about the topic for 30 years.
"All cultures have several peculiarities usually specific to a region, Arab body language has a few but Bahrain doesn't have many because Bahrain is probably more westernised than the rest of the Middle East," said Mr Pease.
Don't try to pull the wool over Allan Pease's eyes, 'Mr Body Language' can spot a lie at five paces - mind you, his wife can do it at 10 paces.
Body language is a comprehension and communication tool via physical movements and changes that show a person's feelings, thoughts, and attitudes about other persons and things.
Body language has an impact on what people perceive about us.
Would you really like to know what's going on at your next face-to-face encounter?Body Lingo is a new application for Apple iPhoneand iPod Touch which enables the user to quickly interpret other people's body language.The application, developed by Timesmart Labs in America, is now available from iTunes.