Chapter 7 Journal  Part OneGive a personal example of how you have used each of the types of nonverbal communication from the text. Focus on nonverbal messages sent at work and/or nonverbal messages

Chapter 7 Journal 

Part One

Give a personal example of how you have used each of the types of nonverbal communication from the text. Focus on nonverbal messages sent at work and/or nonverbal messages sent in qualitative relationships.  These examples should reflect specific incidents, not just general tendencies.

  • Kinesics
  • Paralanguage
  • Proxemics
  • Territoriality
  • Environment
  • Chronemics 

Part Two

  1. Based on the examples above, and comments which may have been made to you by others, how do you rate yourself as a nonverbal communicator in terms of awareness and accuracy of decoding messages? 
  2. Do people generally respond positively to your nonverbal cues?
  3. When people don’t respond positively, what do you do? (Use specific types of Nonverbal behaviors in your responses).