When you’re nervous, it shows in the way you’re standing or what you’re doing with your hands. The same goes for when you’re confident. Standing tall and making eye contact shows confidence.
If you need a quick boost of confidence, take a power pose. One great power pose is the wonder woman – your hands on your hips, legs out in a V shape, shoulders and back straight, and chin slightly up.
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You’ve got a lot to pack into those seven seconds to make your impression a positive one.
It indicates that you don’t care about what’s currently happening and you aren’t fully committed or engaged.
Unless you need your phone to demonstrate something, it should not be in your hand.
A good rule of thumb is no open-toed shoes, sleeveless dresses, or clothes that are baggy.
Being late always equals a bad first impression and is one of the hardest mistakes to recover from. When in doubt, show up early.
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.
First impressions are like invisible tattoos we imagine for each and every person we meet. While it is possible to change a first impression, it is very difficult to succeed doing this.