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10 Body Language Blunders to Avoid on the Job


September 23, 2009

4. Posture

Unfortunately, teachers no longer make students walk around with books on their heads. While this may be great for students now, most of them will have poor posture a few years down the road.

Bad posture gives off an air of timidity or sloth. A person sitting in a chair, slouching, does not project confidence and determination. It’s like your body saying, “Whatever,” in response to every question.

Put your shoulders back, suck your stomach in. Try to find a more upright way of sitting that still feels somewhat comfortable.