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Eye Contact

Direct and prolonged eye contact can indicate confidence, attentiveness, and interest. Avoiding eye contact can indicate that a person is hiding something or is not being truthful.

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Practice Effective Eye Contact

Proper eye contact can express that you're invested, listening and accepting of the other, while looking down or constantly shifting your gaze shows lack of interest and focus. Too much or too little eye contact can be off-putting, experiment to find the right amount.

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Maintaining eye contact is one of the most important body language cues that you can give. Maining eye contact reflects confidence where even research indicates that high status people tend to look longer at people they're talking to than lower status people do. 

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