Don't be "Clued Out" by Your Technology

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January 2012 Newsletter
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Patti Wood, MA, CSP and Body Language Expert
Patti Wood is an international speaker, author and consultant to Fortune 500 companies. She reads the body language of politicians, celebrities and other well-known world figures for national media such as CNN and FOX News. Her corporate clients describe her as a dynamic, powerhouse presenter.

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This month you can read about cell phones, business meetings and technology and watch TV interviews on the body language of those in the news.
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Don't be "Clued Out" by Your Technology
A friend was standing in the lobby of a building talking loudly on her cell phone. She continued her call in the crowded elevator, oblivious to everyone riding with her until she went to step off on her floor and noticed several people glaring at her. She didn't think much about it, but later that day, she went into a meeting and met her new manager, one of the men glaring at her in the elevator. Why did she talk on? Why do we all do it?
A strange nonverbal phenomenon occurs when we are connected via phone or electronic device. We feel such an intimate connection to the person we are directly communicating with that we give out nonverbal cues that we would normally reserve for one-on-one intimate space conversations. In addition...

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