This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
2½ to 4 ½ feet Public Close .25 feet or greater .12-25 feet Far .Territory Intimate Touching 6-18 Social Close 4-7 feet Far .7-12 feet Personal Close -1½ to 2½ feet Far .
.Different Cultures .. A crowded culture What is your private space? .
When you invade my space Reactions to an invasion of your space Feel troubled Get defensive Become aggressive Retaliate .
Masks We Wear Public Masks Public smile Clothing Putting on my face Extended territory On the road At work Can we drop masks? .
Jockeying for position Inclusive .Non-inclusive How you include/exclude others in a group Parallel body positions Will position yourselves to relate to each other Side by side are neutral Facing means people are involved Congruence-incongruence Groups that imitate each other .
dehumanizes or challenges Glances .Looking How long do you look? Staring.socially acceptable timing Appraisal.may indicate interest Do you look when you talk? Do you look when you listen? .
MJF books. the truth will find some way of poling through. 1970. Spoken language itself is a great obscurer´ Body Language Julius Fast. Language.Actions Speak Louder than Words? µWhat often happens in any relationship is that language itself becomes a mask and a means of clouding and confusing the relationship. If the spoken language is stripped away and the only communication left is body language. .
Misinterpretation = Trouble?? Lost business Lack of animation = lack of interest? US tendency to get right to business .
Troubles Conflict with peers Different work styles Wrong assumptions .
Misinterpretation of signals Can be BIG trouble Legal trouble Do you know how to act or are you confused? .Trouble«.
Do you know what you are saying? .