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Importance of Body Language

Aug 17, 2015

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  1. 1. DOES YOU BODYSPEAK? Akash Yadav IITKharagpur
  2. 2. THE POWEROF BODY LANGUAGE Amy Cuddy (Motivational Speaker, Social Psychologist, Associate Professor Harvard Business School)
  3. 3. WHAT IS BODY LANGUAGE? THESE ARE NON-VERBALS
  4. 4. Non-verbalcommunicationsinclude facialexpressions,the tone and pitch ofthe voice,gesturesdisplayedthrough bodylanguage (kinesics) andthe physicaldistancebetween the communicators(proxemics).Thesenon-verbalsignals cangiveclues and additionalinformationandmeaning overandabovespoken(verbal) communication.
  5. 5. YOUR BODY SPEAKS FOR YOU
  6. 6. SO, WHAT DOES IT DECIDE?
  7. 7. WHO TO HIRE? WHOM TO DATE? ETC...
  8. 8. ANIMAL KINGDOM RELIES HEAVILY ON BODY- LANGUAGE WE ARE ANIMALSTOO, ARENT WE?
  9. 9. BOY! Does HE LOOK CONFIDENT
  10. 10. IT CHANGES THE WAY PEOPLE THINK ABOUT YOU
  11. 11. SO, HOWDOES THE HIGH POWER BODY LANGUAGE & LOW POWER BODY LANGUAGE LOOK LIKE?
  12. 12. POWEFUL BODY IS MORE FREE AND TAKES MORE SPACE THE NOT SO POWERFUL BODY DOES THE OPPOSITE (the bodyis closed and restricted)
  13. 13. In a socialexperiment, the corporateroles offew individuals were changed. It is found that the levels of two hormones- Testosterone (responsible for dominance) and Cortisol (responsible for ability to handle stress), changes. EXPERIMENT
  14. 14. RESULTS
  15. 15. OUR NON-VERBALS GOVERNHOWWE THINKAND FEEL AS MUCHAS ITGOVERNS HOW OTHERPEOPLE THINK
  16. 16. OUR BODIES CHANGEOUR MINDS, OURMINDSCHANGEOURBEHAVIOUR, OUR BEHAVIOURCHANGESTHEOUTCOMES
  17. 17. SO, FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT BECOME IT
  18. 18. REFERENCES http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are ?language=en http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Cuddy
  19. 19. Created by Akash Yadav, IIT Kharagpur, during an internship by Prof. Sameer Mathur, IIM Lucknow. www.IIMInternship.com