How To Make A Lasting First Impression

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When was the last time you were introduced to someone, made the typical small talk, and walked away having already forgotten their name? They told you their name, but you were too busy focusing on what to say next to remember what they said. It is too common of an occurrence that first impressions are wasted, with names being forgotten and connections being lost amidst the desire to impress the person you’re meeting. Doesn’t that seem kind of backwards? You spend all of your time and energy during the meeting focusing on how you are going to impress the other person and make the best impression possible, then you end up making no impression at all. 

First impressions are extremely important as they have a strong influence on how another person will think about you and more importantly, how they will speak about you to others. Every time you meet…

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2 thoughts on “How To Make A Lasting First Impression

  1. Thank you for write this article up. Not everyone think that a firm handshake matter, knowing the name is crucial and better to be overdress than underdress. I feel like I have a backup right know. Thanks ben, I like it much!

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