Killing the Myth that 93% of Communication Is Nonverbal

100% of this guy’s communication is nonverbal. Image by Rodrigo Conceicao from Pixabay.

A myth persists out there that “93% of communication is nonverbal.” See here, here, and here. These are just a few among the many articles I could find perpetuating this nonsense claim.

Whether you’re aware of this idea about communication or not, or have ever given it any thought or attention, or not, it’s been persistent. It’s a pretty common thing people say or…