Friday, February 10, 2012

Negotiation Nonverbal Communication Secret # 1201:
The Height Advantage

If you're a male, an advantage in height will make you more electable - but don't tell that to Nicholas Sarkozy. Being taller also engenders ease of getting hired, more promotions, higher salary, number of romantic encounters and even life span. Depending on your source, the French President is either 5'5" (1.651 M) or 5'6.25" (1.683 M) while President Obama is 6'1" (1.854 M). Don't feel sorry for Nicholas though, he's married to a supermodel, he's a head-of-state and has a net worth of 2 million Euro.

Pictured here at a D-Day commemoration ceremony in 2009, Sarkozy currently is trailing behind Francois Hollade in the Polls for the French Presidential Election. Holland is 5'8" tall (1.727 M).