People who communicate using active gesturing are seen as warm, agreeable, and energetic. On the other hand, people who stay still are seen as cold, logical, and analytical. When it comes to leaders, hand gestures are crucial since it's related to how you connect with your team. By not using hand gestures efficiently, leaders might suggest that they are not invested or not sure about what they are saying.
Carol Kinsey Goman, “5 Ways Body Language Impacts Leadership Results” on forbes.com, 2018
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