How to harness the power of eye contact

Learning to harness and control eye contact is a powerful skill – and one that’s apparently particularly important for women to master.

Unlike other primates, humans are able to tell what other people are thinking and feeling through eye contact. The way your gaze interacts with others informs the way they view you – whether that’s confident and assertive, or shy and submissive.

This is important in the workplace, as making a good impression with your employer or clients has a lot to do with the strength of your gaze. It’s especially important for women, who are conditioned to make less direct eye contact than men.

To help you harness the power of your eye contact, take a look at this guide from Rory, with tips for improving your eye contact and confidence.

Photo by Christopher Harris