Here's what handwriting analysts say about the signatures of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 13 more successful people
- Handwriting analysts claim you can learn about someone's character by looking at their writing style.
- We asked two of them to analyze the signatures of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey, and other successful leaders.
Handwriting is like fingerprints: No two people have exactly the same.
Although handwriting analysis has plenty of detractors, experts in the field claim that one's handwriting can telegraph clues about their personality, work style, and psychological state.Handwriting analysts are known as graphologists, and we asked two of them - Kathi McKnight and Elaine Charal - to analyze the signatures of 15 well-known business leaders and tell us what they saw.
Note that graphology isn't a foolproof method, and we have no way of confirming the personality suggestions below. Rather, take this exercise in the spirit it's meant: fun, and as a reminder that as you advance in your career, just about everything you do matters.
Here's what they said about the signatures of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey, and other icons.