Friday, May 3, 2013
A small change in the way you hold your body can make you more successful
Your body language affects how you feel and how risk oriented you will be. Adapting a power pose like the one above for just 2 minutes will make you feel more powerful and persuasive. It truly is amazing.
When you hold a power pose for a few minutes your testosterone level rises. When you hold a low power pose it falls. Testosterone is like a bravery or boldness chemical in your body. It makes you feel empowered and confident. That's a good thing!
Here are some other examples of high power poses...
and here's what a low power pose looks like...(and that's a bad thing)
Now we can't make a presentation or doing an interview with a power pose or it will create a bad impression. However, if you can sneak away somewhere and do a 2 minute power pose you can walk in the room with a greater confidence and boldness.
Keep this in mind if you have to give a talk or before you enter a meeting and you will be amazed at how it affects your presentation. I've tried it and it works!
This is one of those 'fake it till you make it' techniques.
Posted by Guru Eduardo Edward Q McBeth at 8:36 AM
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