Every day smart subscribers thank us saying they would have been scammed if they didn't subscribe to Scam Busters. Subscribe FREE to Scam Busters, a public service and the #1 publication on Internet fraud.Please enter your first name and full email address below.You hear a of advice on the interwebz about how to be influential. (Fakers take note.) So to really be seen as a leader, it’s important to balance an appearance of power and warmth.But when it comes to body language, if they’re giving you one-size-fits-all advice, they’re probably wrong. Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead: When first introduced to a leader, we immediately and unconsciously assess him or her for warmth and authority….Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to evaluate other people’s body language just ain’t real helpful if you’re sending off all the wrong signals yourself. We judge people and objects to be more pleasant when we are smiling in comparison to when we are frowning, so if you want your interviewer to think positively about you, try smiling. Think “expanding.” Body movements that go up and out are good.So let’s get a better understanding of what you’re unconsciously telling people and how to present a better you. Anything that compresses or squeezes is bad: I always want to make sure that I’m showing good, open, comfortable non-verbals. Basically, anything going up and elevating is very open and comforting. (For more from FBI behavior expert Robin Dreeke on how to get people to like you, click here.) I like you more already. This is incredibly powerful for both building a connection and closing deals: Retail salespeople who subtly mimic customers’ speech and behavior are more successful at selling…
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Plain and simple: If you want to increase the attractiveness of an offer, think upbeat and sales-y. As a leader, you communicate warmth nonverbally with open body postures, palm-up hand gestures, a full-frontal body orientation, positive eye contact, synchronized movements, head nods, head tilts, and smiles. It was found that males who successfully made “contact” courtship initiation with females exhibited different body language in this precontact phase than did males who did not make contact with females, including significantly more glancing behaviors, space-maximization movements, intrasexual touching, and less closed-body movements. Research shows eye contact and a smile usually does the trick.
Their research suggests that some very good leaders repress certain personality traits, or develop ones they were not born with, in order to run their organization effectively (Farkas and Wetlaufer, 1996, p. Farkas and Wetlaufer (1996) hold that until scientists discover a gene for leadership the debate about personality will persist. Their research indicates that leaders are not driven by what they are like inside but by what the outside demands (Farkas and Wetlaufer, 1996, p. (To learn how to avoid the most common error leaders make, click here.) Okay, you know the body language that makes you likable, influential and leader-tastic. On a date, ladies, it’s smart to take a tip from the influence section above and mimic his body language.
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