When I've stopped believing in myself, it's easy to want to hide from others. It's also easy to give up my power to others if I can't hide. This video on the body language of power focuses on women in the workplace. The framework that Gruenfeld presents helps me cut through my insecurities and show up without giving my power away, be that through playing high or playing low.
When people want to make an impression, most think a lot about what they want to say. Stanford Business Professor Deborah Gruenfeld cautions you to think twice about that approach. The factors influencing how people see you are surprising: Words account for 7% of what they take away, while body language counts for 55%.