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Seat of power: where to sit for business success

Winning the confidence of colleagues or clients isn’t just about your message. It often boils down to intangible things like body language, eye contact and creating a comfortable, smoothly run environment and process. One important, and much-neglected, aspect of planning a meeting, pitch or presentation is deciding in advance where you will sit to best interact with colleagues. It might sound like a small thing, but seating arrangements can completely change the dynamic of a meeting, so take a look at this infographic for pointers on where you should sit in different types of business situations.

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