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1. "If a right handed person looks to the left, they are lying." Why is it recommended to avoid reading into myths and misconceptions about body language like this statement?
Because they can cause more harm than good.
Because you can focus on improving your body language in practical ways, instead of getting wrapped up in the many nuances and contradictions commonly surrounding body language.
Because it is not scientifically proven.
2. If someone scratches their nose and looks down to the right, does that mean they are being deceptive?
Not necessarily. This sounds like one of many myths and misconceptions about body language.
Absolutely, with a doubt.
No, they are not being deceptive.
3. What can you do to improve your body language?
Record yourself rehearsing for a presentation, meeting or any other business situation that applies to you.
Put your hands in your pockets and try not to move around.
Record yourself rehearsing for a presentation, meeting, or any other business situation that applies to you. Critique the video for areas you can improve, and note what your strengths are.
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