Archive for March, 2014

Laying people off – is your boss really the one making the decision? A snapshot from movie Margin Call

Laying people off – is your boss really the one making the decision? A snapshot from movie Margin Call

At times, some of us are faced with a situation where the boss calls us in his cabin to essentially fire us. Most of us end up cursing him for being harsh and judgmental. But a close attention to his body signals might reveal just how much he personally had to do with the decision […]

Can Kids read Body Language?

Can Kids read Body Language?

“Tests have shown that, with pre-school children, the understanding of the expressions and gestures of others precedes the making of these signals by the child himself” – Desmond Morris, The Child It’s the way we are meant to be In his book, The Lost World, Crichton talks about how infants of many mammals can walk […]

Interact with Pre-schoolers using effective Body Language

Interact with Pre-schoolers using effective Body Language

“What he lacks in subtle hand movements, the small child makes up for with his body postures. He shows his delight by jumping widly up and down on the spot, and he signals his boredom with a dramatically slumped body and shuffling feet. Frustration may be shown by a rhythmic swinging of the body from […]

Friends or still foes? Madhuri and Juhi meet face to face in Koffee with Karan

Friends or still foes? Madhuri and Juhi meet face to face in Koffee with Karan

The stage is set. Mild warm lights and soft music makes us eagerly await the arrival of the arch rivals of yesteryears. We wonder if we will get to see the long talked about hostility between the two finally emerge on the screen. Will they confront each other or will they converse in stony cold […]

Amazing Mirroring Display – Freida Pinto and Nargis Fakhri on Koffee with Karan

Amazing Mirroring Display – Freida Pinto and Nargis Fakhri on Koffee with Karan

When I switched on the Koffee with Karan featuring Frieda Pinto and Nargis Fakri, which had been widely publicized as too “hot and steamy” to appear in prime time, I was looking to study preening signals of the two ladies. What I saw on display in the entire interview was such an amazing rapport and […]