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Build Trust With Your Body Language

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A key question when interacting with others is how you can get them to trust you. To get anyone to listen to your message, they have to feel that you’re on their side and won’t double-cross them.

Science proves that body language (or non-verbal communication) is indeed important to create a good and lasting first impression.

There are 3 elements that dictate the first impression about someone :

  • 7% words (what we say)

  • 38% the tone of the voice

  • 55% body language

Here are a few simple tips and hints for using body language to instill trust right away.