Is your body language helping or hurting your career and your business? Educating yourself about how your body language is perceived by other people can have a significant effect on your career success and your business’ bottom-line.
According to the infographic below from Gengo, body language has a greater impact on face-to-face communications (55%) than your tone of voice (38%) or your words (7%).
Furthermore, people remember 10% of information that is provided to them orally and just 20% of information that is provided to them visually. However, 80% of information that is presented to a person both orally and visually is retained.
In other words, your body language matters and you can learn to use it to your advantage in business and in life.
Check out the infographic for more statistics as well as tips to improve your body language in a number of business situations such as during pitches, during client meetings, and more.
What are your body language tips? Share them in the comments below.