Body Language Basics:
Body Language Basics will provide you with a great set of skills to understand that what is not said is just as important than what is said. It will also give you the ability to see and understand how your own Body Language is being seen. You will be able to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications.
The ability to interpret body language in the workplace is a skill that will enhance anyone’s career. Body language is a form of communication, and it needs to be practiced like any other form of communication. Whether in sales or management, it is essential to understand the body language of others and exactly what your own body is communicating, whether they are conscious or unconscious signs, subtle or obvious.
Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill that a lot of people do not have.
Through Body Language Basics you will be given a set of tools to use to your advantage. These tools can be utilized in the office and at home. Understanding Body Language will provide you a great advantage in your daily communications.
Define body language.
• Understand the benefits and purpose of interpreting body language
• Recognize common mistakes when interpreting body language.
• Learn to interpret basic body language movements.
• Understand your own body language and what you are communicating.
• Practice your body language skills.
Module One: Getting Started
Module Two: Communicating with Body Language
Learning a New Language
The Power of Body Language
More than Words
Actions Speak Louder than Words
Module Three: Reading Body Language
Translating Gestures into Words
Open Vs. Closed Body Language
The Eyes Have It
Module Four: Body Language Mistakes
Invading Personal Space
Module Five: Gender Differences
Female Body Language
Male Body Language
Module Six: Nonverbal Communication
The Signals You Send to Others
It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
What Your Posture Says
Module Seven: Facial Expressions
Linked with Emotion
Facial Action Coding System (FACS)
Universal Facial Expressions
Module Eight: Body Language in Business
Communicate with Power
Module Nine: Lying and Body Language
Watch Their Hands
Changes in Posture
Module Ten: Improve Your Body Language
Be Aware of Your Movements
The Power of Confidence
Position and Posture
Practice in a Mirror
Module Eleven: Matching Your Words to Your Movement
Say What You Mean
Always Be Consistent
Actions Will Trump Words
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up