Even though I run a sick-ass internship blog, I admit it that I am not always the cool guy I want to be.
My friends (I swear I have some) can all attest that I often say things which can be highly questionable and socially innappropriate.
But what if it didn't matter what I said anyway?
Did you know that a whopping 93% of communication is non-verbal? That means that only 7% of the communication we have on a daily basis is based on the words we choose at least in a physical setting.
This is HUGE.
93 is insane. That's 186 Soft Serve Cones from Maccas. Hell, It's higher than my accumulated marks I got in some courses during university. So why all the focus on words and verbal communication?
Clearly if you want to the bomb-diggity in the work place and be a super star intern, mastering body language should be at the key of your priorities.
Body Language and Why it Matters to Interns:
The above infographic was from Inc.com and demonstrates why it's not what you say, but what you don't say.