World Donald Trump Vladimir Putin The body language of U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when they met in Helsinki suggests a distinctive frostiness between them, one expert has said. Round one of the power play apparently went to Putin, who kept Trump waiting for 50 minutes ahead of their meeting in the Finnish capital on Monday afternoon. Trump is renowned for the grip of his handshake and his reluctance to let go of world leaders he meets. But comments on a photo taken by Reuters noted a different approach as it showed how Trump appeared to be touching the cuff of Putin’s shirt when he shook his hand. Body language expert Judi James said that the men arrived in the room “swaggering with puffed chests” in a typical alpha male display. Recommended Slideshows 76 In Pictures: The 75 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 61 Every World Press Photo Winner Ever: 60 Images That Define Our World 51 The … [Read more...] about What Does Trump and Putin’s Body Language Say About What They Think Of Each Other?
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In any law firm, there is a lot of persuasion going on. Persuasion and negotiation are, after all, essential skills in the practice of law. But they are also important in other tasks performed at law firms. In the human resources area, you must persuade someone to hire you, pay you more money and advance you in your career. In the operations area, you must persuade your colleagues to work with you.And of course, a lot of law firm persuasion takes place in the realm of business development. You must persuade clients in your marketplace that you are expert in your field of practice. You must persuade influencers to refer to you to others and potential clients to meet with you. You must persuade current clients to stay with you and give you more work.Wouldn’t it be much easier to persuade others if you knew what they were thinking? The ability to read body language provides this valuable information.Wouldn’t it be much easier to … [Read more...] about When Persuading, Body Language Beats Words Re: Persuasion and Negotiation in the Practice of Law
Studies indicate that more than 90 percent of human communication is nonverbal. That explains the idea that you can tell who won a presidential debate by muting your television and watching the body language of the candidates. Who smiled, straightened and glowed? Who fidgeted, slumped and scowled?Likewise for lawyers who argue their cases at trial, demeanor is almost as crucial as eloquence is. But law schools don’t have classes in body language, and a surprising number of trial lawyers never learn this lesson. In 12 years as a federal prosecutor, I saw many lawyers’ bad habits—and worked to cure my own. Here’s a bit of what I learned.ALL THE COURTHOUSE IS A STAGEAbove all, remember that if the jurors are in the courtroom, they’re watching your performance. That means you must stay in character, even if you don’t have a line. Your audience—the jurors—is watching you from the moment they walk in, long before you say anything. Their only … [Read more...] about Your body language during trial can be just as important as what you say
Theresa May appeared strong and confident at the latest EU summit, giggling with Angela Merkel, welcoming world leaders and taking a firm stance at the podium. But behind that mask of strength there were small gesticulations that suggest an underlying world of woe. Body language expert Judi James reveals what she thinks Theresa May is really feeling. To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week Register for free Register for free to continue reading this article Register Or unlock all Premium articles, free for 30 days Start trial Already have an account? Login Want to learn more? View all subscriptions … [Read more...] about What does Theresa May’s body language in Brussels tells us about her plans?
The prominence of a language would not depend on the development or fall of other language, the Bench said. Madras High Court recently rejected a Lawyers plea challenging classical language status conferred to Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odiya. The Court said that it does not find any reason to interfere with such declaration.R. Gandhi, a senior Lawyer in Madras High Court contended through his Public Interest Litigation that the prominence of the Tamil language would be lost, if it is treated on par with other languages, which have been conferred classical status. According to him, only Tamil and Sanskrit could be categorized as Classical Languages and categorization of other languages as Classical Languages is illegal, and seeks to dilute the benefit of such classification of Tamil.Bench comprising of Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice R. Mahadevan observed: “The petitioner also made a valiant attempt in pleading that the prominence of the Tamil language … [Read more...] about Madras HC rejects challenge against Classical Language Status to Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odiya [Read Judgment]