Learning how to make strong eye contact is one of the most useful skills you can develop, both for your professional and your personal life. Because humans are social animals, we can tell a lot about what a person is thinking just based on their gaze. People who make strong eye contact come across as confident and capable, while those who break their gaze frequently are seen as submissive and nervous.

Luckily, this is a skill that can be improved upon with practice! As women, it is especially important to develop strong eye contact as we are naturally conditioned to break our gaze more often. Take a look at the guide from Rory below for tips and tricks for practicing eye contact:

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Everything You Need to Know About the Power of Eye Contact

Author Biography – Heidi Thiel

Heidi Thiel is a writer and content creator who is passionate about helping women succeed in the professional world. She currently writes for a variety of outlets on workplace communication, leadership, and productivity. On her off days, you can find Heidi hanging out on the beach in sunny San Diego.