Mom Was Right… Sit Up Straight

Mother Knows BestResearch shows our body posture not only impacts what others think about us, but also how we think about ourselves. Richard Petty of Ohio State University found people sitting in an upright position had more confidence in their own thoughts about their abilities than those that slump or slouch. Our thoughts are directly influenced by our posture… and we don’t even realize it. Whether it’s a web conferencing call or an in-person meeting, sit up straight for a boost of confidence.


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