Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" - standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident - can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. NOTE: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read "Criticisms & updates" below for more details as well as Amy Cuddy's response.
Forced gesture – The opening walk from right to left seems forced to me. However, he recovered well with broad arm to right while saying you’ll be one mile apart. Repetitive action – Throughout the speech, two gestures are repeated over and over again.
Talk to me Say what you feel Out on the breeze Talk to me Whisper your fears and they’ll fall like the leaves. I stay at home Beside my telephone These days I feel alone These quiet nights I wish you’d call me up And say you’ve had enough Wanna start making up For our lost time. Talk to me Don’t make me wait to see If you might choose to leave This all behind. Talk to me Say what you feel Out on the breeze Talk to me Whisper your fears and they’ll fall like the leaves. Talk to me Say what you feel Out on the breeze Talk to me Whisper your fears and they’ll fall like the leaves
Sometimes it can send signals stronger than words.
And those judgments can predict really meaningful life outcomes like who we hire or promote, who we ask out on a date.
Foxes - Body Talk (Lyrics): Days like these I just want you back I can't breathe I can't even speak No La la la la la la la. Gotta rise Gotta fight Cause it's something I wanted Oh, he's got to go I can see in the light It's not right Now I know I don't need him. Ooh, let your body talk Even when you feel so lost Spinning when the tears They fall, you gotta just let it go. La la la la la. Days like these I don’t want you back Now I feel free Gonna keep it like that yeah
Use it to improve your understanding of other people and to engage with them positively. Our gestures, facial expressions and posture, for instance. When we are able to "read" these signs, we can use it to our advantage. For example, it can help us to understand the complete message of what someone is trying to say to us, and to enhance our awareness of people's reactions to what we say and do.
I was about to call him to my office to give him hell when it occurred to me that I had better calm down. So I waited and later went to his desk and told him quietly that I was aware of the mistake and requested him to write a memo explaining why the mistake had happened and how it could be avoided it in the future.