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Body Language: It's What You Don't Say That Matters by Robert Phipps

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5

Meetings

After the greeting comes the meeting. Unlike social encounters, which are just for the enjoyment of seeing friends and family, business meetings always have a purpose, or at least they should.

Meetings come in various shapes and sizes, from standing in a coffee shop to the boardroom of a smart office complex and everything in between. Generally speaking, the purpose of any meeting is to impart or gather information, discuss it and hopefully come to some form of agreement.

Meetings should have a start, a middle and an end, and over the period of time the meeting takes, points being discussed or information imparted will ebb and flow with positives, negatives and ambivalence.

Your job is to observe the body movements, signals and gestures ...

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