Body Language Signs
That They Are Hiding Something
Imagine your boss is doing a presentation and all
employees are required to listen.
You noticed that many of them are
clicking their pen, tapping their feet, and drumming their
After the meeting, you hear the
boss ask them: "Did you enjoy the presentation?"
They would say:
But you know better. Their actions
indicate just how bored they are. It feels good to know body
language, doesnt it?
Some body language signals conveyed
by people who are bored and disinterested include:
- Head supported by the palm, often accompanied
by drooping eyes.
- They show inattentiveness by staring at a blank
space (eyes not blinking) or by looking around
- They are pulling their ears. This may also
signify that they want to interrupt while another person is
- They are clicking a pen non-stop.
- They are tapping their hands or
- They yawn incessantly.
- Their feet or other body parts are pointing to
the exit, as if they are very eager to leave.
- They move restlessly in their seats. This could
also mean that they are not cozy or at ease, or they might just be
- They cross their legs and constantly kick their
foot in a very slight motion (particularly done by
If youre the one making the
presentation and you discerned that your audience are displaying
signs of boredom, don't start talking faster or louder.
Restrain from such act even if your
instinct tells you to do so.
Instead, say, "Hold on. I feel that
Im losing your attention. What's up?" Hear what they have to
You may discover what's actually
preventing them from keeping up with