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Humans are social animals, and we can tell a lot about one another just from the way we make eye contact. Developing a strong and confident gaze is one of the most important skills you can achieve, both in your professional and in your personal life. People who make strong eye contact are perceived as capable, dominant, and approachable, while those who break their gaze frequently are seen as shy and submissive. As women especially, it is important to be conscious of the way we make eye contact and practice holding our gaze. Luckily, this is a skill that you can work on, and here is a guide from Rory on methods for improving eye contact in specific situations.