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Chris LoCurto


April 22, 2015

How To Tell if a Leader is Lying with Vanessa Van Edwards

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Our guest today is Vanessa Van Edwards who is a published author and behavioral investigator.

She is a Huffington Post columnist and her courses and research has been featured on CNN, Forbes, Business Week and the Wall Street Journal. 

As a published Penguin author, Vanessa regularly speaks and appears in the media to talk about her research. 

And I loved having her on the show…we geeked out a bit on body language.

Here’s what we cover on the podcast:

  • What exactly a “behavioral investigator” is.

  • How Vanessa got into behavioral science.

  • The importance of understanding body language

  • How controlling your body language can make you the most memorable person in the room

  • The trends she see’s in leaders body language (and how to spot if they’re lying)
  • What sales people need to focus on with communication and body language


You’ll definitely want to check out Vanessa over at

You can also follow her at twitter: @vvanedwards

Bonus: She also have some killer courses on

Question: Are you aware of other people’s body language?