Are you sure that’s what you mean – Being aware of your body language

Are you sure that’s what you mean – Being aware of your body language.There are a lot of myths about body language and how important it is. It’s apparently a staple skill of almost all detectives on television that they have this remarkable ability to know when people are lying just by the way they tilt their head or blink their eyes. While this may be taking liberties a little with the reality of body language, it does communicate information and you. Poker players, for example, look for ‘tells’ in the opponent’s body language to spot if they are bluffing. [Read more…]

Between you and me (and the rest of the world) – Remember online is open

Between you and me (and the rest of the world) – Remember online is open

You may have seen a story recently about a Yelp employee from San Francisco who found herself unemployed after she posted an open letter about her wages. These stories pop up regularly and are a timely reminder about something that we all need to think about. When you post something online, it is out there. It is in the public domain, and you are responsible for the content. [Read more…]