The software development industry has got a bit of a reputation. From poor personal hygiene to poor relationship hygiene to social awkwardness, how developers present themselves often stands in the way of them achieving their full potential.
We use non-verbal cues to reinforce our communications. They can help us show our emotional state, level of interest in a topic, and regulate the flow of conversations. This episode will focus heavily on understanding the different types of non-verbal communication and what they can mean, discuss some of the patterns that can be seen, and end explaining how non-verbal cues can miscommunicate intentions or how to avoid sending the wrong message.