First Impressions: 8 Science Backed Strategies To Make a Lasting Impression
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Studies have found that we not only decide if we like someone in the first few seconds, but also that the first impression stays with us.
Thin-slicing is when we take a mental snapshot of someone and guess their competence, confidence and likability in less than a second.
Choose ONE word from this list of adjectives or pick your own to fill in the blank. When people first meet me, they think I am_____
Did you pick a positive word? Or a negative word? You have to know where you stand now to move to where you want to be.
How can you ensure people are judging you accurately and also seeing your best side?
The most important thing to do for giving a good impression is to set your intention. Right now pick your ideal first impression word. When people first meet me, I want them to see me as_______.
People can judge our personality from handshakes alone. What does yours say?
Your goal is that your nonverbal shows whomever you’re interacting with that you’re calm, confident and powerful. You can do this with a launch stance.
Your stance is actually more important than your posture.
There is almost no way to make a good first impression if you are having a bad day. If you have to go to an event, find a way to snap yourself out of your bad mood.
Working out, calling a friend or watching funny or inspiring YouTube videos before events often gets you in a more social, feel-good mood.
Clothes, makeup, jewelry, watches, and shoes are all types of ornamentation, and people definitely take these into account when making initial judgments.
Get some of your favorite outfits or ornaments together and ask friends you trust what they think of when they see them.
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