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Much of what we read through body language happens in a primitive part of our brain. We may not even be aware that we’re picking up on certain signals.

This is especially evident when it comes to the handshake. A bad handshake can set off alarms in our brain that the other person is untrustworthy or unwell! That’s why paying attention to your body language is particularly important in the hospitality industry to build trust and confidence in customers.

Mark Bowden is a world-renowned body language expert who has coached world leaders on the importance of nonverbal communication. In this online lesson, he explains what your handshake says about you.

What you'll learn in the What your handshake says about you lesson

  • How your handshake can influence the way you are perceived by others
  • The subtleties of a good handshake and why it matters in customer service

Who the Body language basics course is for

Servers and managers, it’s time to take your career to the next level. Master the art of nonverbal communication with pointers from the world’s best!


Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden is a global authority on body language. He has coached Fortune 500 and G8 leaders in the importance of compelling communication.

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