Mar 27 Are Your Body Language Blunders Sabotaging Your Career Success?
This week I enjoyed my media interview with Jenna Goudreau, an editor at Forbes about the types of body language mistakes professionals make that could be costing them a promotion. I along with a few other communication and management experts agreed that the silent signals you are sending could be self-sabotaging your ability to move upward.
Here’s a few great tips to remember:
- Non-verbal Communication is Stronger than Verbal Communication:
“Communication, including body language, becomes significantly more important when considering who’s promotion material. As soon as you step into a supervisor role, it all comes down to communication skills.” Todd Dewett
- Poor posture can be detrimental:
“When you slouch you do not have a dynamic presence. In the business world it sends a strong signal that you lack confidence and have poor self-esteem, which can undermined your actual abilities.” Sarah Hathorn
If you would like to read more of this article, Will Your Body Language Mistakes Cost You a Promotion? on Forbes.com Click here
Have you seen any of your co-workers making these mistakes? I’d love to hear your comments.
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Sarah Hathorn, CEO of Hathorn Consulting Group, is the go-to-expert in working with leaders and companies to create successful corporate DNA. As an executive coach, consultant and speaker she collaborates globally with clients and brands such as Deloitte, McKesson, Kimberly-Clark, Sherwin-Williams, Home Depot and other leading organizations.
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