"I'm sorry -- we've actually made an offer to another candidate." It's a phrase any job hunter hates to hear, especially when the days drag on after your initial interview, and you begin to wonder, "Where did I go wrong?"
Focus on the areas in which you can improve your relationships and discover the myriad possibilities that will unfold before you. Let this be the year that you deepen your relationships and find the love that you truly deserve.
There are two techniques to help you quiet mental clutter and become more powerful. Before a high-stakes interaction, go into the bathroom and spend two minutes in front of the mirror doing the following.
Lance Armstrong did show some nerves, but very little sadness -- which is the emotion he should have been feeling if he was truly sorry for his cheating and lying. He also showed anger at the accusations, and defiance, which leads me to believe that he still thinks he was justified.
An alpha is the individual in a community with the highest rank, most power or highest level of respect. Typically other community members exhibit deference towards the alpha and allow them preferential treatment or control.
The strongest point Cuddy made in her talk wasn't about the research and discoveries made in the science, but her own inspiring story. The video becomes amazingly emotional as she strategically and masterfully makes herself vulnerable to the audience.
The neurons setting our heart racing, our skin to sweating, and our stomach churning, are draped in a network throughout the body cavity next to the organs they control, completely outside the brain and spinal cord.
Modern research on love and attraction suggests that we're not passive creatures, at the mercy of dwindling hormones or fading looks. In the same way that assuming a "power pose" builds our confidence, intentionally engaging in loving, passionate behaviors appears to spark romantic excitement.
It's not uncommon for people to overvalue the importance of demonstrating their competence and power, often at the expense of demonstrating their warmth. People judge trustworthiness before competence.
When we listen to political speakers and to the pundits parsing their words, and as we try to decide who to trust, it may be worth focusing a few moments on body language. Let the experts tell us about their fact checking; we can do our own body checks.
If we learned anything from the presidential debates, we learned that body language counts. Your gestures and movements speak louder than words. Here are four cues from the presidential and vice-presidential debates on how to strengthen your marriage with your body language.