Shaking hands


Standing face-to-face, smiling, eye contact, elbows bent, and hands around waist-height. Use undivided attention techniques, facing full-on where possible .

Guest sitting, host approaching with hand extended, smiling. Use an intentional gesture to allow your visitor time to stand before you shake .

Shaking hands over a desk, half-crouched. Never lean across a desk to

One person grabbing the other's arm as they shake . Never use a

Never use a handshake as an opportunity to power posture . An example would be when the shaker takes the visitor's hand to shake, but uses it to pull them in to hug Avoid a forced acceleration of affection It should be mutual

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