According to an infographic from Get In Front Communications, subscribers to the Harvard Business Review rated the ability to communicate "the most important fact in making an executive promotable." They ranked it more important than ambition, education and hard work.
A gesture is the use of our body to express meaning or an idea by hand, arm, head and eye movements. Gestures have different meanings and can influence the message. Be mindful as a sender and receiver of this type of non-verbal communication.