Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 2. Interpersonal Communication Skills
Drake Baer writes, "Over the past century science has made lots of advances into understanding the many social meanings of body language.
Kristin Piombino (photo, left) gives the facts and offers up an infographic.
"Since being plagued by anxiety is a sure way to sabotage your own success, we've put together a collection of research-backed tips for overcoming your fears.
"Here are the key areas of body language, from head to toe, based off the work of Dr.
According to Carol Kinsey Goman (photo, left), "A long time before your performance proves them right or wrong, people will have made an emotional decision about whether to follow you, trust you, or even listen to you.
Adele Cehrs covers the topic drawing upon lessons from Delta, Abercombie and Taco Bell.
James Clear explains the topic with an example from Mozambique.
"'People read each other's intent as soon as they see each other,' says Nick Morgan, speech coach and author of new book Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact.
"Consider the word "charismatic.
Lea McLeod discusses negativity and the effect it can have on a job seeker.
"There are some simple, yet often forgotten, business principles that can build a positive professional reputation and keep your credibility intact," reports Jacqueline Whitmore of Entrepreneur.
"As I reflect on all the conversations I have, I realize that most of the time, we’re not talking about complex ideas.
Annie Murphy Paul (photo, left) discusses embodied cognition: "the recognition that our bodies play a big role in how we think.
"People whose faces are perceived to look more "competent" are more likely to be CEOs of large, successful companies," writes James Hamblin (photo, left).
"I’ve posted a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations.
Leo Widrich makes the case.
"At work and at home, we want what we want.
Richard Feloni lists Napoleon Hill's observations on the topic.
"Success at work stems from face-to-face communication with others.
Leslie Baehr (photo, left) writes on the topic at BusinessInsider.
"We've all been in those situations where we've forgotten someone's name.
"'We have an epidemic of fake listening," says Nick Morgan, speech coach and author of new book Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact.
On Point, with Tom Ashbrook, covers the topic of "verbal tics" (“I’m just saying.
"Body language expert Janine Driver helps you amp up gestures that win respect and quiet those that give you away.