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Top 10 Tips for Making a
Great First Impression
Did You Know…
People make
decisions about the
people they meet
within 6 seconds of
meeting?
1. Maintain Eye Contact
Show that you’re
interested in the
person you’re
meeting and
engaged in the
conversation.
2. Keep an Open Face
Having an open,
friendly face makes
you appear
trustworthy. Don’t
frown or grimace.
3. Have Good Body Language
Stand up straight and
don’t cross your arms,
which portrays
defensiveness.
4. Be Genuine
Always be yourself and
be honest. Don’t talk
about things you don’t
know or pretend to be
someone you’re not.
5. Don’t Boast
Try not to boast or
name-drop,
otherwise people
will get a sour vibe
from you.
6. Smile
Having natural smile
when you first meet
someone makes them
feel comfortable
around you.
7. Appearances Matter
Make sure you’re
dressed appropriately
for the occasion. Having
good hygiene goes a
long way as well.
8. Use The Person’s Name
Using the person’s name in
conversation shows you’re
a good listener.
It also helps you
remember ...
9. Have a Positive Mindset
Keep a positive
mindset and exude
confidence, and
people will naturally
enjoy your presence.
10. Practice
If you’re nervous
about making a good
first impression,
practice makes
perfect.
Learn more about how to
make first impressions
that lead to long-lasting
relationships.
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How to Make First Impressions That Build Lasting Relationships

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How to Make First Impressions That Build Lasting Relationships

  1. 1. Top 10 Tips for Making a Great First Impression
  2. 2. Did You Know… People make decisions about the people they meet within 6 seconds of meeting?
  3. 3. 1. Maintain Eye Contact Show that you’re interested in the person you’re meeting and engaged in the conversation.
  4. 4. 2. Keep an Open Face Having an open, friendly face makes you appear trustworthy. Don’t frown or grimace.
  5. 5. 3. Have Good Body Language Stand up straight and don’t cross your arms, which portrays defensiveness.
  6. 6. 4. Be Genuine Always be yourself and be honest. Don’t talk about things you don’t know or pretend to be someone you’re not.
  7. 7. 5. Don’t Boast Try not to boast or name-drop, otherwise people will get a sour vibe from you.
  8. 8. 6. Smile Having natural smile when you first meet someone makes them feel comfortable around you.
  9. 9. 7. Appearances Matter Make sure you’re dressed appropriately for the occasion. Having good hygiene goes a long way as well.
  10. 10. 8. Use The Person’s Name Using the person’s name in conversation shows you’re a good listener. It also helps you remember their name for future encounters.
  11. 11. 9. Have a Positive Mindset Keep a positive mindset and exude confidence, and people will naturally enjoy your presence.
  12. 12. 10. Practice If you’re nervous about making a good first impression, practice makes perfect.
  13. 13. Learn more about how to make first impressions that lead to long-lasting relationships.

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