Close up of a man hand pointing

You can say a great deal with your hands, and, as you know, some gestures have more…’specific’ meanings than others.

Whether you realize it or not, you also send subconscious signals that other people pick up on through your gestures, and they can affect the quality of your communication. It’s good to know what kind of hand-talker you are, so you can adjust to get the results you want. Here are 3 hand gestures you need to know:

Palm up Palms Up


Palms DownHand Open


Close up of a man hand pointing Pointing

As you can tell, we say so much to other people without saying anything at all. When you become more conscious of the signals you’re sending, you can improve your communication skills and your relationships.

Learn more about how you influence your communication in Andrea’s Calgary workshop on Body Language: The Silent Signals of Persuasion. Click here for details.


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