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Creating a Positive Team Climate: 20 Practical Ideas by Glenn Parker

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Nonverbal Climate Tools

You can contribute to a positive climate by trying to reinforce your verbal message with appropriate nonverbal signals. Your gestures, tone of voice, and facial expressions can all play a part in your ability to communicate with teammates.

Image  Reinforcement. You can help your verbal message get through to another person if your nonverbal behavior is aligned with your verbal communication. For example, if you point at an item on a chart or slide while you are talking about it, this will help.

Image  Supportive. For example, if you ...

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