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

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 09.08.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 | MarloThomas

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 SPACE.com 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

nytimes.com | 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?

Will Obama Stand Up to, or Smile at, Dictators?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

If President Obama feels that he has to be the one to greet a man like Chavez, must it be with the kind of ear-to-ear grin that one might show girl-scouts selling cookies?

Oxytocin Helps Us Move From Tribe to Community

Susan Kuchinskas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kuchinskas

Herein lies the key to becoming a more trusting, more unified society: Practice. We will need to exercise our brains to approach each other with openness to connection.

The Power of a Handshake: How Touch Sustains Personal and Business Relationships

Paul J. Zak, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul J. Zak, Ph.D.

Even in today's global economy, touch is vitally important to doing business.