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Managers/Executives: Are you confusing your staff with your body language?

Statistics have shown that 50% of what we say to people isn’t communicated through our speech but through our body language. That means, without understanding how your posture, non-verbal gestures, eye contact, etc. influence those you’re speaking to, you’re at risk of them only comprehending you half of the time. What is non-verbal communication?   …

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Face-to-face meetings: are they prehistoric? Should we fight for what some may consider an outdated practice?

It’s been the subject of a study into children’s activity this week: as today’s young people spend increasing time behind a screen, researchers have shown that their generation is physically slower than ours – just as we’re physically slower than our parents’ generation. Our physical evolution prompted discussion regarding other research, concerning our memory; that …

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The art of networking, Part 1: How to prevent a conversation stopping before it even starts…

Are you a wallflower when it comes to networking? For some managers and business owners, networking can be terrifying. Although some networkers can glide from group to group with no trouble, others freeze at the prospect of ‘working the room’ – and for some, the thought of meeting new people and having to initiate conversation …

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