13 habits to make an amazing first impression (every time)
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Habits to Makean Amazing
Ever wonder why some people just seem to be universally adored?
They walk in to a party and are an instant hit.
They seem blessed with an innate charm and charisma.
But none of us are born social geniuses.
ANYONE can learn to consistently make an amazing impression.
You just need to practice13 habits.
Smile any time you walk into a room or begin a conversation.
First impressions are formed in 7 seconds. People
begin to form impressions from your attitude and
Open your body language.http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2573762303/
Uncross your arms and lift your chin. Opening your body will
actually make you feel more social.
Dont wait to be introduced.
Take the initiative to introduce yourself.
Make everyone feel more comfortableby being a part of the conversation.
4 Use people's names.
Remember peoples names and theyll immediately like you. Say someone's name back to them a few times to make it stick.
Develop a fascinating way to answer, Where are you from?
Share something about yourself.Let them know something that
Develop a fascinating way to answer, What do you do?
Get in the habit of sharing WHY you chose your job or
what you like about it.
Give the other person something
to relate to.http://www.flickr.com/photos/myfuturedotcom/6053039912/
7 Ask better questions than Where are you from?(or What do you do?)
Dig deeper. Ask people if they
like their jobs or hometowns. Find
out what fires them up.
Look people in the eyewhile YOU speak.
Look people in the eye while you speak and youll captivate them.
Dont scan the room orcheck your phone while listening.
No one likes feeling like youd
rather be somewhere else
when you're with them.
Using a strong voice will jolt you
out of yournerves and will demonstrate
confidence to the people around
Keep your inflection down when making statements.
Take special care to speak in a way that communicates conviction. Use downward or
neutral inflection at the end of your sentences.
Research shows it only take 1/40th ofa second of physical contact for
people to feel a bond with one another.
13 Bring fun.
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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