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The Perfect Handshake


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The Perfect Handshake

  1. 1. “The Perfect Handshake” Presented By: Skilled Signals Maria Askani Navi Singh Farid Sethi
  2. 2. Objective Learners will be able to demonstrate how correct handshakes are to be performed using the 5 S’s of the perfect handshake.
  3. 3. Outline 1) Brief Introduction on “Handshakes” 2) The types of handshakes 3) The Perfect Handshake – The 5 S’s 4) The Perfect Handshake Activity 5) Feedback 6) Quiz Time 7) Recap
  4. 4. Introduction Handshakes are known as: • Greeting gestures • Business etiquette procedure • A form of introduction The Cultural Differences: • Indian – Hands together and no eye contact • African – Soft handshakes, thumbs up • Arab – Hold both hands • Asia – Handshake and slight bow
  5. 5. Types of Handshakes Dead Fish Handshake Knuckle Cruncher Hand Wrestler
  6. 6. The 5 S’s of a Perfect Handshake SMILE STRAIGHT SLIDE STRENGTH SHAKE
  7. 7. Recap • Effective handshakes are important • There are many “non-effective” ways of performing a handshake • The 5 S’s of a perfect handshake ensure that it is done correctly
  8. 8. Thank You