Vanessa helps clients in a variety of areas:
- Perfecting nonverbal behavior and body language in elevator pitches.
- Using body language to build rapport with clients, in relationships and at networking events.
- How to tell if someone is lying to you and how to use human lie detection.
- Nonverbal communication in interviews, meetings and in relationships.
- Fixing body language to improve public speaking, pitching and sales.
- The nonverbal art of negotiation, difficult personalities and confrontation.
Working with clients is one of Vanessa’s favorite areas because body language, nonverbal behavior and human lie detection is a dependable science–even when the contexts are different.
The science of nonverbal communication, body language and lie-spotting an be applied across disciplines–from dating to business to sales to poker playing.
Clients often find that even when they are working with Vanessa on one area of their life, the science can be applied to every single one of their relationships. Someone looking for help with their elevator pitch, might also learn some tips for interviewing. Another client who is looking for help making a good first impression, learns great ways to approach someone in a negotiation.
The science you will learn has endless possibilities. Your investment in learning body language secrets, nonverbal behavior and human lie detection will benefit you for the rest of your life.
One-On-One consulting ranges from one to five sessions. Vanessa tailors her program to each client’s needs, but here is an example curriculum:
- Overview of body language science
- How to tell when someone is lying to you
- How to spot hidden emotions
- What are your lying ‘tells’
- Pitching, public speaking, elevator pitches.
- How to sell what you do.
- Using body language for rapport and persuasion
- The non-verbal behavior of relationships (colleagues, friendships, relationships)
- Body language for negotiation
- Non-verbal behavior for life
Here are some of the different clients Vanessa has worked with and case-studies of how she has helped them.
Business Owners and Managers
See Vanessa’s special one-on-one programs for entrepreneurs and business owners.
Vanessa works with businesspeople on the areas of nonverbal science that are applicable to them. From managing difficult office personalities, to handling confrontation to being a good leader. Vanessa’s business body language and nonverbal science is the most robust. Business managers will be astounded at how little tweaks in nonverbal communication can revolutionize their interactions with others and their effectiveness in the workplace. Make sure your website videos or pictures have nonverbal behavior that matches your brand’s messaging. Is your website video not converting into sales? Vanessa can help with your website branding and the body language in your marketing materials. Vanessa typically structures consulting around private tutorials in the latest research so that it is applicable to a client’s life. These one-on-one sessions are fun, fascinating and the high point of a client’s week. For more information on custom consulting, please email [email protected] .
Sales: Vanessa also has specific consulting tutorials for those in sales in any industry. She covers how to use nonverbal communication in negotiations, selling strategies and building relationships with clients. Is there a way to know when your clients are lying to you? Want to be able to read the voice tone, body language and facial expressions of prospects so you can both pitch and address client needs in a more effective way? Don’t you want to know the 5 biggest body language mistakes in sales?
Human Resources: Human Resources professionals need specific help in dealing with interviewing, candidate canvassing and managing inter-office relationships. Vanessa helps those in HR learn how to be more effective at reading people and dealing with all kinds of personalities.
Dating: Looking for Love
For Both Male and Female Clients
Are you on the dating scene and need an extra leg up? Vanessa works with clients on not only their own nonverbal behavior but also how to better read potential partners. Do you want to know if someone is lying in a dating profile? Vanessa teaches your deception clues in writing. Do you wish you could know what your date is thinking? Vanessa will help you uncover hidden emotions with nonverbal communication techniques. Do your profile pictures say what you want them to say? Vanessa will help make sure everything about your dating profile is authentic and showcases your best possible self. Vanessa typically structures consulting around private tutorials in the latest research so that it is applicable to a client’s life. These one-on-one sessions are fun, fascinating and the high point of a client’s week. For more information on custom consulting, please email [email protected] .
Unemployed: Looking for Work
In this economy, candidates have to work extra hard to set themselves apart from their competition. Are you getting ready for job interviews and not sure if your body language is matching your passion and competence? Do you want to know if your interviewer is telling you the truth about the job you are going for? How about your elevator pitch–is it as awesome as it should be? Make sure you are using your body as well as your words to show the world you are the best possible candidate. Vanessa typically structures consulting around private tutorials in the latest research so that it is applicable to a client’s life. These one-on-one sessions are fun, fascinating and the high point of a client’s week. For more information on custom consulting, please email [email protected] .
Entrepreneurs and Authors
Body language is crucial for entrepreneurs, authors and inventors. If you are pitching a business, a book or an idea you need to know how to display the correct body language and also read your prospects nonverbal behavior. As an entrepreneur and author herself, Vanessa shares insider information for entrepreneurs on pitching media, bringing on new employees, elevator pitches and negotiation. Vanessa typically structures consulting around private tutorials in the latest research so that it is applicable to a client’s life. These one-on-one sessions are fun, fascinating and the high point of a client’s week. For more information on custom consulting, please email [email protected] .
Public Speakers: Many entrepreneurs have to learn how to effectively public speak. Do you know what your body is saying during your presentations? Are you effectively reading your audience? Vanessa shares tips with public speakers that will get them more bookings, higher rates and better audience participation to get your message across successfully.
“I’ve recently had the pleasure to Vanessa Van Edwards as a guest on my radio show. The interview resulted in one of my most enjoyable hours on the air. Vanessa combines mastery of her field with simple, understandable explanations, and an engaging, easy style. I already plan to use what I learned from her in my presentation on the “Art of Negotiation” to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Center for Women in Business this week. I strongly encourage you to hire her services and apply her cogent, research-based wisdom to your organization, small business, or family. You’ll be glad you did.”
–Chris Efessiou, PhD, Entrepreneur, Leadership Expert, Author, Radio Show Host
Website Content, Videos and Images
Vanessa also works with clients to make sure the nonverbal communication in their videos, website content and images match their message. For example, do you have a Kickstarter video that is not getting funding? Or your demo video on your website is not getting watched or converting sales? How about trying to choose a profile picture that says everything about who you are? Vanessa works with clients on getting their content to match their message.
Politicians and Aspiring Politicians
Politicians need to know how to expertly speak in two languages–verbal language and body language. For aspiring politicians, knowing how to engage and reach the masses with their ideas and beliefs is essential. But knowing what to say is just as important as how to say it. Nonverbal communication–facial expressions, voice tone and body language is important for all aspects of an aspiring politicians career especially public speaking, networking, media appearances and fundraising. When I consult with leaders and aspiring politicians I make sure that they are thinking, practicing and articulating correct body language along with their statements. We will work to tailor body language messages and practice nonverbal for speaking, media, networking and fundraising.
Vanessa has worked with teachers, doctors, poker players, parents, teens and people who are generally interested in better understanding people. If you have ever interacted with another person, this science will be relevant to you. Vanessa typically structures consulting around private tutorials in the latest research so that it is applicable to a client’s life. These one-on-one sessions are fun, fascinating and the high point of a client’s week. For more information on custom consulting, please email [email protected] .
Benefits of Learning the Science of Body Language and Detection Deception
No matter what your reason is for wanting to learn about nonverbal behavior, the benefits are tremendous.
- Protect yourself against liars.
- Understand the people in your life on a deeper level.
- Make sure your nonverbal communication matches your inner beliefs.
- Be a more effective negotiator so you don’t miss out on deals.
- Learn how to deal with difficult personalities.
- Put your best foot forward and sell yourself in a genuinely authentic way.
- Be more successful in business–don’t miss opportunities, don’t fall for traps and leverage your best assets.
To work with Vanessa, email [email protected]
To bring Vanessa to your group, company or event, please see her speaking page. Here is a sneak peek:
Human Lie Detection for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
We are told hundreds of lies each and every day. Is there a scientific way to know when people are lying to you? Can you become a human lie detector? New research shows that yes, we can detect lies from facial expressions, body language and voice tone. In this presentation, Vanessa Van Petten will share the latest research and tips on lie detection for business owners. In this presentation, Vanessa will give an overview of the four major areas business owners need for nonverbal skills:
- Pitching Prospects and Clients
- Reading Your Audience
- Hiring and Inter-office Politics: How to Spot Lies During Interviews and with Colleagues
She will use case studies, videos and practical tips that can be applied immediately. Her company also works with brands and individuals to help them use social and emotional intelligence to improve website traffic, sales and branding.
How to Become a Human Lie Detector: The Science of Relationships
Have you ever wished you could know when someone was lying to you? In this dynamic presentation, Vanessa Van Edwards teaches participants how they can use scientific research to get what they want from their relationships, stop fighting and understand their sometimes frustrating counterparts. Using social and emotional literacy skills, Vanessa provides couples, friends and co-workers with new strategies to connect with others. Vanessa’s unique perspective, hilarious stories and groundbreaking research have stunned and delighted audiences all over the country.
To work with Vanessa, email [email protected]
Secrets of Body Language Webinar
Are you more of a visual learner? Perhaps our Secrets of Body Language course is for you? In this course, Vanessa will use body language videos to teach you everything you need to know about body language. Learn how to read body language and read the people around you while perfecting your own nonverbal communication. Do you ever wish you could know what someone is thinking? Body language is a great way to find out more about the person you are speaking with. Perhaps you also wish you could improve your own body language or wonder about what your nonverbal behavior is saying to the outside world. This body language course is based on scientifically backed research on the how to read people’s nonverbal behavior and improve your own. Here are some topics the Secrets of Body Language course will cover:
- The Foundations of Body Language
- Nonverbal Communication and the Face
- Emotions and Body Language
- Human Lie Detection and Body Language