Making a good first impression is important for building relationships with other people and crucial when it comes to growing your business. When you consider the fact, that people make their first impression of you within seconds of meeting you, there is no time to waste. Be it face-to-face, over the phone, or even on social media, it is very important that you make a strong positive first impression each and every time.
Here are Five Ways to Make a Great First Impression…
A smile is such a simple, yet powerful thing. Your smile communicates that you are happy, confident, and it also puts the other person at ease. Even smiling while you are on a phone call makes a difference. Just try it. The tone of your voice becomes more upbeat and your energy increases. When it comes to Social Media…smile in those profile pictures. You will instantly seem more approachable!
Your attitude shows through in everything you do, so projecting a positive attitude plays a huge role in making a good first impression. We constantly tell our kids, “No whining, no murmuring, and no complaining!” The marketplace is filled with unhappy, grumpy people, so doesn’t it stand to reason that if you do the OPPOSITE you will be sure to stand out in a positive way? [Read more…]