13 habits to make an amazing first impression (every time)

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  • Habits to Makean Amazing

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  • Ever wonder why some people just seem to be universally adored?

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  • They walk in to a party and are an instant hit.

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  • They seem blessed with an innate charm and charisma.

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  • But none of us are born social geniuses.

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  • ANYONE can learn to consistently make an amazing impression.

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  • You just need to practice13 habits.

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  • 1

    Smile any time you walk into a room or begin a conversation.

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  • First impressions are formed in 7 seconds. People

    begin to form impressions from your attitude and

    facial expressions.

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  • 2

    Open your body language.http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2573762303/

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    Uncross your arms and lift your chin. Opening your body will

    actually make you feel more social.

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  • 3

    Dont wait to be introduced.

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  • Take the initiative to introduce yourself.

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    Make everyone feel more comfortableby being a part of the conversation.

  • 4 Use people's names.

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  • Remember peoples names and theyll immediately like you. Say someone's name back to them a few times to make it stick.

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  • 5

    Develop a fascinating way to answer, Where are you from?

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  • Share something about yourself.Let them know something that

    evokes emotion.

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  • 6

    Develop a fascinating way to answer, What do you do?

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  • Get in the habit of sharing WHY you chose your job or

    what you like about it.

    Give the other person something

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  • 7 Ask better questions than Where are you from?(or What do you do?)

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  • Dig deeper. Ask people if they

    like their jobs or hometowns. Find

    out what fires them up.

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  • 8

    Look people in the eyewhile YOU speak.

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  • Look people in the eye while you speak and youll captivate them.

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  • 9

    Dont scan the room orcheck your phone while listening.

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  • No one likes feeling like youd

    rather be somewhere else

    when you're with them.

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  • 10

    Speak louder.

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  • Using a strong voice will jolt you

    out of yournerves and will demonstrate

    confidence to the people around

    you.

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  • 11

    Keep your inflection down when making statements.

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  • Take special care to speak in a way that communicates conviction. Use downward or

    neutral inflection at the end of your sentences.

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  • 12

    Touch people.

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  • Research shows it only take 1/40th ofa second of physical contact for

    people to feel a bond with one another.

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  • 13 Bring fun.

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  • Be the first to crack a joke and show that you dont always need to appear stuffy.

    People will adore you for it.

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