"Keep your limbs away from your body," says Deborah H. Gruenfeld, a social psychologist who teaches at Stanford University. ... Don't bother overexplaining yourself. Speak succinctly. Take ownership of the space around you, whether it's a boardroom or a cubicle. "Say to yourself: 'This is my room. This is my table. This is my audience.'" Most people, women especially, tend to underestimate their standing and worry about being pushy and bossy long before others perceive that to be the case.

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  • August 10, 2015
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