I am going to try a different approach to my regular Handpicked series. My intention with that series is to share what I have read or listened to in the past week, with a brief comment on why. However I found myself writing longer paragraphs, not a succinct useful curated post.
With that goal in mind I will keep the Handpicked posts shorter. Where I feel the urge to go into more detail on a book, article, or podcast, I will write a separate post.
Below is what would have appeared in this weeks Handpicked post in the ‘What I am reading’ section.
I haven’t read a lot of this book this week. I made it through one chapter that covered body language.
The theme of this chapter is that we cannot NOT communicate via body language.
Whether or not we intend to our body is always saying something. Usually our feelings and emotions leak through.
I have been fascinated by body language for years and even read a couple of books on the topic back in 2002/3/4. For example I pay attention to where I sit in meeting rooms. If you sit opposite the person, across a table, that creates a barrier, whereas sitting at an angle adjacent to them is less so. It makes for a less confrontational conversation.