Body Language For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1119953790
  • ISBN-13: 9781119953791
  • DDC: 153.69
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Actions really do speak louder than words. If you are puzzled by other people or want to improve the impression you give, having an insight into body language is key. In this book you'll discover how the body reveals what people really mean, and how you can use your body and your expressions to make a positive impact. It also explores why we give the signals we do, how to read the most common expressions and goes on to show how you can use body language to transform your personal and professional relationships.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgements.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: In the Beginning Was the Gesture.
3: Defining Body Language.
4: Looking Closer at Non-verbal Gestures.
5: Starting at the Top.
6: Heading to the Heart of the Matter.
7: Watching Facial Expressions.
8: The Eyes Have It.
9: Mastering Lip Reading.
10: The Trunk: Limbs and Roots.
11: Taking It from the Torso.
12: Arming Yourself.
13: It’s in the Palm of Your Hand.
14: Standing Your Ground.
15: Playing with Props.
16: Putting the Body into Social and Business Context.
17: Being Aware of Territorial Rights and Regulations.
18: Rating, Dating, and Mating: Using the Body in Courting Behaviour.
19: Interviewing, Influencing, and Playing Politics.
20: Crossing the Cultural Divide.
21: Reading the Signs.
22: The Part of Tens.
23: Ten Ways to Spot Deception.
24: Ten Ways to Reveal Your Attractiveness.
25: Ten Ways to Find out about Someone Without Asking.
26: Ten Ways to Improve Your Silent Communication.