Mirroring American Body Language
One of the best ways to establish rapport and begin building good relationships is to mirror body language. Welcoming, competent body language differs across cultures. For example, in the USA, it’s important to make eye contact. It shows you are engaged in the conversation and demonstrates respect for the speaker. In a recent Entrepreneur article, Ivan Misner discusses eye contact as one of 4 Body Language Cues You Need to Know When Networking.