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Can gestures make you more Charismatic?

Research tells us that the most charismatic leaders use 7 particular types of gestures.cropped-Dee-Organ-Photography-051-IMG_6845.jpg Simply by developing your hand gestures you can enhance your personal charisma significantly.

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Boost your Charisma: the seven gestures are

  1. Numbers: Show numbers on your hands
  2. Show Growth: +/- Increase/decrease, Little/big problems
  3. Emotion: Demonstrate emotion in heart region
  4. Division: Use both hands to help audience keep track e.g. pros/cons
  5. Brings things together using your hands
  6. Pointing: Use open hand or thumb over fist 
  7. You, me, we: indicate using your hands

Research by the Science of People tells us that the secret to charismatic communication is hand gestures. These finding are specific to TedTalks and are not the full recipe for charisma but look again at the great speakers and leaders and see how they use gestures.

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About the author:

Fiona is an Occupational and Business Psychology researcher completing her MSc in Kingston University, London and is interested in Business, Psychology, Leadership, Speaking & Politics. Specialist Interest: Unconscious Bias and Leadership

Fiona Kearns is a public speaking Specialist and an ICT business executive and experienced in delivering on KPI’s. As a coach, Fiona is skilled in questioning; challenging, delivering feedback and helping individuals speak up confidently. Within the ICT field, she specialises in developing and translating ideas into completed projects making informed decisions based on strategic vision and commercial analysis.



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