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Some managers communicate authority by displaying aggressive body language, such as putting their arms on a desk and leaning into a seated underling. But there are better ways to assert yourself than to invade someone’s space. Example: Give three concise reasons or reminders, counting each one on a finger. Or stand up straight with your arms at your sides, chopping gently at the air with one hand to emphasize a point.

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