You’ve heard about power posing, right?
Using your body language to generate confidence, calm, or sharpness in your brain?
The Wonder Woman pose is the one you hear about most.⠀I’m sure it’s great before speaking on stage. Or walking into a negotiation. (Because a quivering lip does not back up “It’s my way or the highway.”)
But what’s the best power pose for work? For gettin’ shit done?
For me — and I’m dead serious about this — I’m at my most productive and creative when I’m sitting feet-up on the sofa. (With a beverage in arm’s reach.)
Maybe because that posture signals “not really working” to my brain. My neurons think I’m watching Real Housewives. Which, in turn, triggers a response known by scientists as the “I want to” feeling.
And that’s when I get the work done.
Don’t you love science?
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What’s your favorite Power Pose for working?
For real, have you tried that Power Posing stuff?
TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS.
Heather Anne Hunter says
Multiple, accentuated by wine and tunes.
You actually look like Wonder Woman, Laura! Love your power pose pic.
YES I do the Wonder Woman pose before a presentation at work and between that and Warrior 2, I’m empowered!
Sam Pereira says
I used to have a Power dance move. Although its aim was actually to get me out of a funk, not make me feel powerful. Worked a treat. Can’t be in a funk when you’re twirling.