11 Body Language Mistakes Many of Us Make at Work

Many people dream of being promoted at work and do their best to be noticed by their boss. According to the laws of psychology, small things like one’s posture and gestures matter almost as much as actions do. In this article, we are going to reveal some secrets about how to get ahead at work by using the right body language.

Here at Bright Side, we’ve collected a set of body language mistakes many of us make at work. Avoiding these mistakes will get you closer to that new promotion for sure!

11. Sitting in a relaxed way

This relaxed position makes other people think that you don’t care about the things you are doing because you are feeling too comfortable and therefore, lazy. Try to always watch the way you sit. A less relaxed way of sitting will assure your boss that you are very interested in what you are doing.

10. Rolling your eyes

9. Using “fig leaf” posture

8. Invading another person’s personal space

7. Entering the office too quietly

6. Expressing your boredom

5. Separating from your surroundings

4. Leaning on surrounding objects

3. Keeping your hands behind your back

2. Checking the time too often

1. Keeping your body turned away from a conversation

Have you ever noticed yourself using any of these postures or gestures? Are you going to watch yourself more carefully at work from now on? Please let us know about it in the comments!

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