The Language of Confidence
The Power of Body Language and Using It Effectively
In this episode, herdacious host Lorelei chats with Lisa Mitchell to discuss the nuance of body language in the workplace and how we can use it to exude confidence. Lisa explains that our non-verbal cues do the talking for us and, oftentimes, create a lasting impression with our colleagues. From arm crossing to the way we claim our physical space at the office, Lisa explains that our actions communicate more about ourselves than we realize. Our actions truly do speak louder than words and we have the power to control those messages.
Host: Lorelei Gonzalez
Co-host: Lisa Mitchell
Lisa started Power Body Language where she specializes in empowering men & women to communicate with confidence, increase their influence, and negotiate with results. At Power Body Language, Lisa teaches proven non verbal techniques to instantly become more confident and charismatic in any situation, be heard, seen, and valued in any environment, and to clearly set expectations and negotiate in a powerful way to achieve the desired outcome.
Things you will learn in this episode (chapter markers available):
- Body language importance 1:30
- Your secret professional superpower 3:00
- Gender differences 8:39
- Space and positioning 12:00
- Confident and influential 15:40
- The good, the bad, and the ugly 17:30
- Gestures 22:38
- Virtual awareness 27:00
- Femme fact: Hua Mulan 30:45
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Power Body Language (coaching)
- How to Read Body Language on Video Calls (free guidebook)
- Science of People (website)
- Lisa’s social media:
- YouTube - lisamitchellexpert
- Instagram & TikTok - @lisamitchellindy
Link to show transcript here.
Looking for additional resources on this topic? Check out our blog post “4 Steps to Running an Effective Meeting”
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