In this interesting video, Amy Cuddy is talking about how one’s body language affects oneself but, as you watch it, think about how your body language (and that of your colleagues and employees) affects how you come across to your clients, customers, prospects and general public. (Not sure? Ask about our mystery shopping services!)
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions