Do you know how quickly first impressions are formed? It’s known that within the first seven seconds of meeting someone, they will decide if you are competent, confident, likeable and trustworthy. Those crucial moments are your chance to connect, build trust and set the foundations for a fruitful relationship.
“Because first impressions are formed so rapidly, they are more heavily influenced by non-verbal cues. In fact, non-verbal cues have over four times the impact on the impression you make than what you say,” explains Carol Kinsey Goman, author of The Silent Language of Leaders.
Here, we discover how adopting the right attitude and using certain body language can go a long way towards helping you make a fabulous first impression.