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Fake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses, visualizedFake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses, visualized

Posted By Helen Walters

No two ways about it: Social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s talk from TEDGlobal 2012 touched a nerve, and sparked a sensation. In the talk, “Your body language shapes who you are,” Cuddy offered a free, low-tech life hack: assume a posture for just two minutes — and change your life. The idea caught on, the talk […]

Culture

Amy Cuddy talks “power posing”Amy Cuddy talks “power posing”

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In the TEDTalk “Your body language shapes who you are,” Amy Cuddy shared that posing for two minutes in a powerful position — with the body expansive and the limbs stretched out — can have a profound effect on how a person feels. Yesterday, Cuddy and her co-researcher Dana Carney sat down for an interview […]

Culture

Some examples of how power posing can actually boost your confidence

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

There’s one very important thing that everyone should do before heading into a job interview, giving a big speech or attempting an athletic feat. According to Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist at Harvard Business School, everyone should spend 2 minutes power posing. What, you ask, is power posing? It is adopting the stances associated with […]