What your Body Language is saying with Dr. Louise Mahler | Episode 118

We each have something to give and someone we can impact.


Today we are joined by communications expert Dr. Louise Mahler – encouraging women to speak up AND often!


In a digital world, body language has never been more important! In this episode, you’ll hear all the Do’s and Don’ts around your face, hands and body. There will be things that are obvious like ‘smiling’ but we guarantee you’ll learn something new! Listen in to improve your overall body language; particularly for product demonstrations and public speaking. You may even learn a thing or two from Anchorman and Zoolander…


Dr. Louise Mahler is a Communications Expert, 2021 Keynote Speaker of The Year and 2-time Top 30 Global Guru. She touches on some crucial elements that are often overlooked. “It’s not about you, it’s about the message you need to give.”


Grab a cup of coffee and join us for an enlightening conversation with Dr. Louise Mahler.



We’ll be talking about: 

➡ [0:00] Introduction

➡ [4:03] Colourful and exciting background of Dr. Louise Mahler

➡ [5:49] Insights of famous personalities according to the body language expert

➡ [7:45] The missing ingredient of leadership

➡ [9:21] Creating a good impression

➡ [11:45] The importance of the object that you’re selling does not move

➡ [12:52] How you draw attention to the product

➡ [13:58] Touch, turn, talk

➡ [14:18] We only talk to the screen

➡ [14:31] In communication never point, pointing is aggressive

➡ [16:01] Leading with the eyes

➡ [16:50] Nodding the head and blinking the eyes

➡ [17:06] People’s eyes will go where you don’t want them, don’t touch your hair

➡ [18:00] How to guide your hands

➡ [19:16] Never touch the face and hair (how touching the face is seen as deception)

➡ [20:28] Face and upper body to communicate on zoom

➡ [21.57] Your voice takes more precedence 

➡ 22:43] Voice takes extra importance on screen

➡ [23:13] Inflections in the voice can create trust or distrust

➡ [23:41] Breathing out

➡ [26:45] Profile pictures need to be front on and smiling

➡ [27:41] Think Zoolander and anchorman references

➡ [28:13] Teeth and eyes are really important 

➡ [28:43] No excuse for sunglasses, use a film over your glasses so you don’t get a reflection

➡ [30:49] Having your hair hanging in the eyes is not acceptable

➡ [31:18] We’re not dating in business

➡ [32:26] For my message and product I need to stand out, I like to wear red, white, or black 

➡ [33.56] Depending on the background

➡ [34:29] Basic colours

➡ [34:38] My focus is on how the audience is going to perceive me

➡ [34:57] Stand out, don’t blend in

➡ [35:35] Dr. Louise recommends these books

➡ [36:16] Dr. Louise’s preferred superpower

➡ [37:14] Women trying to get ahead in business, listen to Dr. Louise’s message

➡ [37:57] Dr. Louise’s favourite quote

➡ [38:48] It’s not about you, it’s about the message you need to give




➡ Book Recommendation: The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman:  https://amzn.to/3QFCGpW

➡ Dr.Louise Mahler’s Book: https://louisemahler.com.au/store/


About Dr. Louise Mahler: 

Louise observed a ‘missing ingredient’ in corporate leadership and completed an award- winning PhD around the unsung wisdom of the mind-body-voice connection she named Vocal Intelligence. She appears on TV and Radio for her work on Presence and Influencing for senior leaders in high-stake engagement. Having worked with Fortune 500 clients including BHP, IBM, Adobe, Gartner, Transdev after a lifetime of being a communications expert Dr. Louise Mahler will introduce you to new ways to engage and communicate in business.


Connect with Dr. Louise Mahler:

➡ Dr. Louise Mahler’s Website: https://louisemahler.com.au/

➡ Dr. Louise Mahler’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drlouisemahler/ 

➡ Dr. Louise Mahler’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrLouiseMahler/ 

➡ Dr. Louise Mahler’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisemahler/?originalSubdomain=au 


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