Fidgeting with your hair, or your jewelry, or touching your face, which most of us do about 16 times/hour.

To a poker player, these are “tells,” and what they tell others—even if not true—is that you’re nervous.

Nothing wrong, of course, with being nervous. But no need to show it.

So keep your hands away from your head.

One trick, for virtual meetings, is to hold something small, away from the camera. Try holding a small rock, or a squeeze ball, or, if desperate, a tiny pet—why not a turtle?

Oddly enough, this is comforting. Although probably not for the turtle.

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