When you shake someone’s hand, do you observe the meaning conveyed through the handshake? Another way to phrase that question is, do you know the meaning that handshakes have and how they can influence your perception of the person whose hand you’re shaking?
A handshake conveys subliminal information. Thus, it adds additional meaning to the messaging that’s being sent and perceived. Observe a few handshake gestures in this week’s negotiation infographic tip to become more observant of hidden messages when shaking someone’s hand.