We all do communicate with one another through our look as
well as what we do say and how do we sound. In fact what our body is doing while
we are talking (i.e. the body language) could often play much greater part in
the communication than we do think.
Most obvious form of the paralanguage is the body language or the kinesics .
This is a language of the gestures, expressions, and the postures. In North
America, for the instance, we commonly use arms and shake hands and say
good-bye, point, count, express an excitement, beckon, warn away, a threaten,
etc. In fact, we will learn many subtle variations of each of the gestures
discussed above and make use of these gestures situation. We will use head to
either say yes or to say no, to smile, frown, and wink acknowledgement or
flirtation. The head and the shoulder in combination may shrug to indicating
that we do not know something about the topic.
The eye contact
The eye contact helps to create the better interaction and the rapport with the
listeners. Always try to look at listener at the end of the sentence to
reinforce a message in that sentence.
The gestures can help to give your voice the extra energy and the confidence Try
to gesture on some of the key words – this will give the words a greater
Adopt ‘Anchor Position’ whenever you do want to keep the body language calm and
controlled. While sitting do keep the small of back into back of the chair. This
will help and support your posture and do maintain the energy and the confident
style. Aim to keep the body language open and be relaxed all the times. Physical
attitude can affect the psychological attitude.
The Movement and the Space
Be sensitive towards the people’s space and try not to intrude into it. To
achieve the report when speaking to others try to match up the levels –like
either both are sitting or standing with a body angled in towards other person.
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