How often do you notice others’ non-verbal communication? How aware are you of your own non-verbal communication?
When speaking, we tend to plan what we will say, the content, and the actual words we will use, however, if we don’t pay attention to our non-verbal communication, then we are missing key ways to engage, connect, build our presence and emphasise what we say.
It’s not only what you say that is important, but how you say it. Body language, the element most people think of, is one part of this, but not the only non-verbal communication dynamic we have to play with.
So what are the key elements of non-verbal communication and how can we create more impact?
What you will learn in this episode:
- Why non-verbal communication is important
- Non-verbal communication in virtual
- What and how best to adapt our communication style
- Visibility and presence
- Body language
- Facial expressions and eye contact
- Hand gestures
- What you wear
- Tone of voice
- Ways to improve and learn