We all give off messages as we move around in this world. Far more than anything we actually say, we “speak” with our body language – giving off messages with our posture, facial expressions and eye contact (or lack of it). We also send out messages with the environment we create around us, such as the tidiness (or otherwise) of our desk or office, the background on our computer or the photo on our desk. Oh and then we get to clothes – your dress sense speaks volumes – and yes it does for men too!
OK I hear you say – so what? Does it matter? Well the answer is that when you get into a leadership situation it sometimes does matter, and observing these messages coming from others also helps you understand where they are coming from. Read more