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These Seven Hand Gestures Could Make People Listen To You More

Public speaking can be a bit daunting to some. How do you get your audience to pay full attention to you?

Man speaking publicly. Photo: YouTube

When speaking in front of an audience or to people around you, we tend to focus more on how we sound and what we say. But the way you present yourself says a lot about you, and this comes down to your gestures. It’s high time we started paying more attention to our hands.

There is an art or a science behind effective hand gestures. If you want to get people to listen to you, you have to use the right gestures at the right time. If this news is a bit overwhelming to you, don’t fret. We’ve got you covered with this infographic on hand gestures to help get people to listen to you.

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