Have you ever tried to remember the first time that the pivotal role eye contact plays in your daily life came across your radar? For many of us, it’s most likely such an ingrained part of our formative years that a specific “aha moment” in which we realized its affect on our everyday lives is difficult to pinpoint. If you’ve stopped paying attention to where your wandering gaze is landing during a convo, a refresher course on eye etiquette may be in order.

Do you look up, to the right, or at the floor mid conversation? Until you start paying attention to your eye movements while you’re speaking as well as listening, you may not realize that you could be offending or sending the wrong signals to a fellow co-worker, friend, or even a stranger on the street!

Learn more about what your eyes are telling the world without words in this infographic.

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