It hit me at the Texas Women’s Conference in Austin lately that audiences REALLY WANT to like the speaker. The women in the room arrived at each session hoping that the speaker would be warm and relatable. We wanted to look at that panel of women and think, “She’s cool. She’s been around the block, and she’s honest and funny about it. She’s like … [Read more...] about We WANT to like you
Sometimes, when I come across someone who has low likeability, it is because they have flat affect. In other words, they are not visually expressive. Expressiveness is a personality trait. High expressives enjoy showing their emotions: happiness, disgust, anger, excitement, sadness... They don't mind using their emotions to influence others, … [Read more...] about Who’s got a good poker face?