The Consequences of Body Language Training

The more you practice body language training

Body Language, non verbal communication, communicationthe more aware you will become of how much information is available from everyone at any time. Whether you are reading the body language of someone else or are more concerned with what your own is broadcasting, the more you know about it, the bigger the realization becomes that there really are very few secrets.

For example, reading body language allows you to:

 

  • More accurately gauge the amount of truth in what is being presented
  • Become more conscious of the stress and tension people are experiencing
  • Better understand the ”type” of person with whom you are dealing
  • Then, tailor your response more easily understood and acted upon by that person
  • Create powerful ”agreements that stick” anchored in common sense.

”Policy (and often unconscious behavior) Replace Life”

By practicing body language you will inevitably become painfully conscious of your own body language, especially when it is not in alignment with what you are saying or thinking. The mysteries of why you have that headache, another irritated stomach or yet another bad night’s sleep will begin to solve themselves. It will become unavoidably clear that certain behavior patterns are in direct conflict with certain values you say or at least you intend to represent. By becoming a student of non verbal communication you begin to better notice the dis-ease someone who is out of their integrity. To possibly add insult to injury, nowhere will the consequence of your body language training be more clear than when you look in the mirror. That’s the bad news.

The best AHA usually starts as an ”Oh S%#T!”

“There is no saint without a past and no sinner without a future”, Patrick Collard
The good news is that you have now become conscious of what your body has broadcast all along.
Congratulations! Now you can begin doing something about it.
If up to now you have behaved, for example, by doing the following:

  • Being polite and swallowing the choice words you so desperately wanted to say

  • Achieving that goal you desired by ignoring the objections and pleas of your team

  • Selling something you know is inferior to or more expensive than your competitors’

  • Enforcing a policy that you know is ridiculous and dis-respective to the people affected

With the revelations of your body language reading skills you now have two choices:
1. To ignore all this new input and keep behaving you have habitually trained yourself to do.
2. Change your behavior, reduce your dis-ease and create more harmony.

1. Ignore it.

As your knowledge and understanding of how much leverage your body language contributes to who you are, what you say (and don’t say), as well as what you do (and don’t do), the first choice will cost you more and more. Knowing what is causing your dis-ease and now consciously choosing to suppress or avoid that behavior which is causing it will only add to that dis-ease.
Good luck with that one…

2. Change it.

Consciously changing or adjusting how you respond to this situation may not be politically correct, but you will begin plugging some very leaky holes in you own metaphoric ship the ”SS Integrity”. Many actually feel they have more energy once they make this choice. Yet be aware that taking a stand is hardly ever the easiest decision. You are then literally asking for a confrontation with those who still have more to gain by ignoring or suppressing the consequences involved.

It is impossible to get someone to understand something
when their paycheck depends upon them not understanding it.

Aldous Huxley

Yet, what if taking a stand based upon being a person of integrity in the face adversity is the very essence of leadership?
What if this is the path to respectable and sustainable business?
What if you start sleeping better too?

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If you have realized that deliberately avoiding or unconsciously suppressing what your body language is revealing is no longer a wise nor profitable strategy, then you are warmly invited to download a complimentary copy of my new book,

”Conscious Body Language your most sensational soft skill”

About The Author

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I am fascinated with what makes us humans ”tick”, especially when it comes to how we consciously communicate and express ourselves with our body language. My business background is in international sales and sales management, selling everything from automobile tires in Houston, Tx, to retail banking delivery systems in 20 countries. I have graduated from CoachU’s 3 year Coach Training program, been certified as an Extended DISC consultant and become a Certified International Body Harmony Teacher with over 20 years of ”hands-on” experience in bodywork. This rich and varied background combined with over 20 years of being an entrepreneur has blessed me with insights and experiences I never would have noticed in the corporate world. Mainstream business now seems to be waking up to the riches available from more conscious and responsible business practices. Expanding Understanding’s Sensational Soft Skills Toolbox , the books I have written and training I have developed now provide savvy decision makers and their colleagues measurable results and a more restful night's sleep. These tools provide an edge in consciously understanding, deliberately using and profiting from the most powerful communication tool available, our bodies. I look forward to meeting you on this path to mastery in non verbal communication.

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