Hand Gestures Guide
|Description: Hold your hands up, palm open, and fan your fingers back and forth.
Meaning: You agree with the proposal or like what you are hearing.
|Description: Hold your hand downward and fan your fingers back and forth.
Meaning: You disagree with the proposal or dislike what you are hearing
|Description: Hold your hand flat and fan your fingers up and down.
Meaning: You’re taking a neutral stance on the proposal.
|Description: Curl your hand and fingers into a letter-C shape.
Meaning: You either have or need clarifying information.
|Description: Raise your index finger up.
Meaning: You have information pertinent to the discussion (not for opinions).
|Description: Make a triangular shape with your hand by joining your index fingers and thumbs.
Meaning: Telling the group the process by which discussions are held is not being followed.
|Description: Cross your arms in front of your chest to form an X.
Meaning: You have very strong moral or ethical reservations about the proposal and will consider leaving the group if it passes.