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Jan 18, 2021

Imagine being a young female in your 20s and being assigned to work as an undercover police officer in the drug unit.

Now imagine how quickly you’d need to build trust so you could fit in seamlessly in the criminal underworld – or have your life depend on it.

This is exactly how Pamela Barnum became such an expert in body language and trust.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Pamela shares her top tips on how to communicate trust without saying a word.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

  • How Pamela managed to build trust in a world where no one trusts anybody
  • The role of confidence and self-trust in building trust with others
  • Body language habits that lead people to not trust you
  • Tips to create more trust in a virtual world

Pamela Barnum is a former undercover police officer and federal attorney. While working in the justice system, she learned real-world techniques for building trust, detecting deception and interpreting body language.

Her TEDx Talk has been viewed almost half a million times and she has spoken to audiences from 50 to 12,000 throughout North America and Australia.

Pamela has been a featured expert and contributor on trust and body language in print media, radio, and television in the United States and Canada.

If you’re looking for strategies to help build trust, then this episode is for you!

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