Web Desk: Body language is a language without spoken words. It can deliver a specific message to others without verbal communication. It is very important in business. Everyone desires of being promoted at work and do their best to be noticed. Therefore, your posture and gestures can full fill your wish.
Here are 9 secrets about how to get ahead at work by using the right body language.
Keeping your body turned away from a conversation
If you are in meeting, you should always keep yourself engaged in it. Therefore, be attentive not only with your eyes and ears but with your whole body.
Checking the time too often
Never look at your watch or mobile phone during a conversation with boss and colleague. Because it expresses that you are bored and want to get rid of it.
Keeping hands behind your back
Hands gestures are as vital to communicate as words are, so keep your hands behind you back says that you are not trustworthy. Therefore, try to keep your hands and palms open.
Leaning on surrounding objects
Leaning on walls, tables and other objects can interpret that you are weak. Therefore stands straight and tall which can show your strength and confidence.
Never show that you’re bore and inactive, learn to hide your emotions at work.
Entering office too quietly
Entering office too quietly is a sign of arrogance. That’s why you should always greet others when you enter the room.
Invading other person’s personal space
Invading someone’s personal space can make them feel threatened, distract and uncomfortable. Hence, no matter how friendly you’re, never try to invade other’s space and maintain a distance of about 3 ft to 8 ft.
Rolling your eyes
People tend to roll their eyes when they want to show that someone around them has said or done something silly. This gesture will definitely offend your colleagues.
Sitting in a relaxed way
Many of us get so relaxed at the workplace that we tend to slouch there too. It can be bad for you back as well as damage you image. Because it says that you don’t care about the things as you are feeling too comfortable and lazy.