Category Archives: 2017 Linda Talley Articles

Power Signals of Women and Men

Most believe that men consciously and subconsciously attempt to dominate women, make them feel defensive, and many times it is by using nonverbal signals. We know intuitively that some nonverbal signals used by men put women at a disadvantage in … Continue reading

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Leader Derailment—Why Are There So Many Bad/Ineffective Leaders?

Robert Hogan (2005) suggests that the majority of managers and/or leaders in our organizations today are deficient and/or incompetent. Quite an indictment of leaders and perhaps the cause of such high turn-over in executives in organizations. And keep in mind, … Continue reading

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When Is it Your Turn To Speak?

We know that people send out signals that say: “Your turn to talk!” whether speaking to another or to a group. Duncan and Fiske (1977, 1979) noted that there were “turn-taking” signals when people spoke to each other so this … Continue reading

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When Mirroring Works

Research by Winkielman, Kavanagh, Suhler and Churchland show that mirroring may not give you the desired results you want in a business relationship and that, perhaps, refraining from mirroring might be the better path to take. If you are in … Continue reading

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