Gestural excellence

So, to sum up: it's easy to spot the gestures that might interfere with your communication These will fall into three key categories:

1. They distract from your message because you are fiddling, twiddling, or waving your arms around too much These are the upstagers and need to fall out of your repertoire They can also be half-finished, which means they are truncated gestures

2. They're in conflict with your message . These are all those leakage or denial gestures that heckle you as you speak

3. They're overcongruent, meaning they're right for the message but so over-the-top or overly repeated that your audience doubts your sincerity .

Continue reading here: Changing your hand habits

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