François Hollande (L), the President of France, is seated here next to Belgium's Queen Mathilde and King Philippe (R) at the recent ceremony at the Cointe Inter-allied Memorial in Li ge, Belgium in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.
President Hollande is seen adjusting his right sock. This is a very common signal of male anxiety - and more specifically it signals an attempt at up-regulating of alpha qualities. And while most every man's socks occasionally do droop a bit - feeling the need to re-adjust them comes at times when their confidence level ebbs. There is little doubt that François certainly has an alpha personality - yet even top-dogs occasionally feel emotionally uncomfortable.
There are many alpha up-regulators - this is but one. The ability to spot these nonverbal alpha-beta fluxes in business, leadership positions or personal scenarios will give you a dramatic view into others psyche's.
What other body language is President Hollande displaying which gives significant insight into what he is feeling?
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