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Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

Crotch-Grabbing Player Doesn't Shake Hands With Romantic Rival

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.04.2016 | Weird News

Professional athletes are told to keep personal issues off the field, but Torino soccer player Maxi Lopez wasn't having it. In a pre-game line to shak...


Judith Bowman | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Judith Bowman

Business Protocol Topic: Handshaking You can tell a lot about a person by their handshake. Shake hands like you mean it, like you want to be remembe...

Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Most Awkward Handshake At Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio plays a man who returns from the grave after a run-in with a bear in "The Revenant," but nothing could bring this handshake back fro...

7 Skills Of Extraordinarily Likable People

Jeff Haden | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Jeff Haden

Some people are naturally confident and self-assured. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them -- and possibly neither are you. We want people to genuinely like us... but we want them to like the real us. Here are seven ways to be who you are -- and to be extraordinarily likable.

The Silent Language of the Body

Christa Dowling | Posted 06.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christa Dowling

"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness" -- William Arthur Ward American Writer 1921-1994...

Arm Wrestling the CIA

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

One of the good things about being the night desk clerk at a seedy hotel in Cambridge, Mass., is that you get to be invisible to most people. If you're looking for a place to disappear and still make a living, this is about as good a place as any.

Personal Image: Positive and Negative Signals

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.22.2015 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When dealing with other people, it's important to be able to read their expressions. But it's just as important to understand what your facial expressions may be saying to others.

His Hands Hold Miracles

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Soon my grandson will celebrate his six-month birthday. Actually that's not quite true. Chances are only his family will celebrate this milestone. ...

Why Shaking Hands Is Still Better Than Fist-Bumping

Debra Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

I have asked a handful (pun intended) of adults why they fist-bump and most of the time the response is something along the lines of: Well, it seems to be the trend. AHA! This is not a good reason to forgo the time-honored handshake!

The Art of Meaningful Mixing: How to Network Before, During, and After an Event

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Ever feel queasy about going to an event where you don't know other guests? Talking to strangers does not come naturally to many people, but it's important to learn to do so. Social events are your opportunity to make new friends and business acquaintances.

Handshakes That Grab Respect

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

A firm, friendly handshake with good eye contact shows self-confidence. And far more than you realize, you unconsciously judge others by the way they shake your hand.

Handshake Grip Can Indicate Person's True Age

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.07.2014 | Fifty

The strength of a handshake can set the tone for a business meeting. It can help make a good -- or not-so-good -- first impression. And now a new stud...

Jason Linkins

Obama May Be Straight Up Killing People With The Touch Of His Hand | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Is President Barack Obama secretly using the Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique when he shakes hands? Sure. Why not? As The New York Post's ...

The Dos and Don'ts of Body Language at Work, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

Good posture, a firm handshake and eye contact are crucial in the workplace. When career expert Nicole Williamsjoined me on Mondays With Marlo, she ex...

Ulster Image of Emnities Buried -- While Other Hatreds Live On

David Tereshchuk | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Many British papers and news broadcasts have dwelt insistently on the personal poignancy of this moment for the Queen -- considering the IRA's assassination in 1979 of her relative, Lord Louis Mountbatten, whom she used to call "Uncle Dickie".

Robonaut, Astronaut Join Hands For Space First

Posted 02.16.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/15/2012 07:32 PM EST on This story was updated at 6:42 p.m. ET. A NASA robot built to ease the daily...

WATCH: Obama's Awesome Handshake

Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy

A video of President Obama doing an awesome job of shaking someone's hand has been making the rounds on sites like Buzzfeed, but no one can seem to re...

The Art of the Sexy Handshake

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mike Alvear

What's the best way to shake hands when you first meet somebody you're interested in? A simple handshake can up your odds of getting a man, a date or a phone number.

Mastering The Handshake: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

Here's a little history lesson for you: During the presidencies of George Washington and John Adams, the traditional White House greeting was a bow, s...

Michelle Obama Handshake Raises Brows in Indonesia

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alyssa Pinsker

I have to ask, where were the first lady's cultural sensitivity coaches when she recently extended her hand down the line of Indonesian dignitaries? A...

The Art of the Receiving Line at Official Functions

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

A receiving line is the perfect opportunity for guests and hosts to meet one another at a large event. They are only essential for groups of fifty or more, when it's otherwise impossible for the hosts to greet everyone individually.

Swine Flu May Upset Affectionate Greetings | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to avoiding the transmission of swine flu - without awkwardness or rudeness - perhaps the Samoans are best prepared. "In Samoa, people ...

One Kiss or Two? The Etiquette of Social Kissing

Jo Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jo Bryant

As a general rule, don't kiss people you don't know unless you are introduced to them in a social environment.

Curb The Swine Flu: Lose The American Handshake

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

With global travel, chronic antibiotic overuse and an ever greater means by which a virus can spread across the globe, why must we touch hands every time we meet or greet someone?