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Art of Introduction

  1. 1. The Art Of Introduction
  2. 2. <ul><li>How do you introduce yourself to a client or your Boss??? How is your handshake??? </li></ul><ul><li>As the saying goes </li></ul><ul><li>“ The first impression is the best impression” </li></ul><ul><li>We do need to consider on these factors. </li></ul><ul><li>Well the following Slide will help you equip with the necessary information on greeting and introduction :- </li></ul>
  3. 3. 3 Golden Rules <ul><li>Stand Up – Stand up when meeting people. This would allow you to engage the person on the same level. Also show the level of respect for the person you are being introduced to. </li></ul><ul><li>Even before you say something you need to greet with a very warm smile. After all a smile costs nothing. </li></ul><ul><li>Names – The sweetest word to anybody is the persons name. Pronounce the persons name slowly & properly. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Handshake <ul><li>Remember a good and firm handshake denotes confidence </li></ul><ul><li>To have an eye contact and smile while a handshake would make it great </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Do’s & Don’ts of a Handshake <ul><li>Do’s </li></ul><ul><li>Flex your hand in an open Vertical Flat position, Tilt your fingers down with your thumb up </li></ul><ul><li>Go in for a handshake, in affirm but not crushing handshake. Finally get your hand back. The length of the handshake should not extend 2-3 seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Never offer your finger tips, this represents a weak handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Never give Violent Shakes, this might be annoying </li></ul>
  6. 6. Introducing Yourself <ul><li>During occasion where you need to introduce yourself :- </li></ul><ul><li>Do extend your hand and say – </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hello ,I am _____. I am the ___ with </li></ul><ul><li>company ABC. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Introducing others <ul><li>In social situation of introduction in the business world introduction is based on a persons rank or position in the company. </li></ul><ul><li>The higher rank person is introduced to everyone else in order of their position. </li></ul><ul><li>Note :- Do not use first names unless specifically requested to do so </li></ul>
  8. 8. Exchanging your Business Card <ul><li>“ When someone hands you his business card, hold the card by its edges, thank the person and read the card. </li></ul><ul><li>Do receive a business card properly When accepting a business card, have a good look at it for a few seconds. In your conversation, offer a compliment about the logo, design, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't hand out torn or worn business cards </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Always close an introduction gracefully by saying something like </li></ul><ul><li>It was nice (a pleasure) meeting you  </li></ul><ul><li> Never Simply walk OFF </li></ul>