It can work against you only if you respond defensively. Readiness gestures that signal a desire to conclude a meeting or engage in a wholly new task include leaning forward with either or both hands on knees, or leaning forward with hands gripping the chair as if they were at the start of a race. So what would you do with a Straddler on a swivel chair? Women quickly develop a dislike for men who use the Catapult in business meetings. The head can be bowed before being tilted back.
Cleared, included Talent rights:
Confident girl holding hands behind head.
To provide a better website experience, owlcation. Studies of paintings from the last two thousand years show that women are depicted three times as often as men using the Head-Tilt and women are shown in advertisements tilting their heads three times as often as men. In a business negotiations with men, however, a woman should keep her head up at all times. The next image shows two men sizing each other up, using the characteristic Hands-on-Hips gesture. They face each other directly, standing straight and looking serious.