3 Body Language Secrets for Success

Project confidence, cash and calm with these three body language tips.

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By Hayden Field Originally published Apr 1, 2019

  • Stand -- and sit -- tall. Four or five inches in height could translate to a salary increase of 9 to 15 percent, according to research published in 2015. Though you can't make yourself taller, you can avoid slouching to take advantage of your full height.
  • To be perceived as a calm, assertive leader, prioritize open-handed gestures at mid-height. Body language experts say these movements suggest honesty, credibility and confidence.
  • Identify your nervous habits -- like twirling your hair, wagging your foot or fidgeting -- and break them. If you're not sure about yours, enlist your peers to point them out.

For more tips, check out Entrepreneur's article on body language secrets to success.

Hayden Field

Entrepreneur Staff

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Hayden Field is an associate editor at Entrepreneur. She covers technology, business and science. Her work has also appeared in Fortune Magazine, Mashable, Refinery29 and others. 

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