7From Complex to ClearBody Language

Clarity, Clarity, Clarity

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

—Leonardo da Vinci

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• Simplified body language for maximum effect

• What part of your brain is nonverbal

• The symmetry of powerful body language

• The secret of animal attraction

• How to confuse, obfuscate, and totally bamboozle with your body

It is the same with body language as it is with actual speech: the more complex the communication gets, the more likely we are to either mis-interpret the message or have to “tune out” in order to stay sane. So the question, then, is: how does one deliver more complex messages without confusing the audience?

In this chapter, we will be taking a look at ways to display simple ...

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