A strange theme emerged from three of my meetings one day. Try to relax them a bit and practice a Mona Lisa smile--not a smile from ear-to-ear but just slightly tilting up your mouth and relaxing your brow. We are continuing to develop educational materials for clinicians and the general public to raise awareness and reduce bias. Hands image via www. Getting to know my employees on a different level. Not something you probably think about much, but your eyes are very telling. However, the accuracy of impressions breaks down when people encounter someone with facial paralysis.
Because others might hesitate to approach you when they can't read your facial expression, take the initiative to connect with them.
Presentation Skills: Body Language
Hands image via www. Women shaking hands via www. Author provided Types of facial paralysis Each year, approximatelyAmericans are diagnosed with facial paralysis. Kathleen BogartOregon State University. Was your interviewer serious the whole time, or did they smile?