People, Person

First impressions count. Here’s how to improve them.

First impressions are formed in milliseconds,

according to research published on the Annual Review of Psychology.

So what behaviors result in a poor first impressions?

We’ve outlined a few here, and they’re all about undermining trust.

You can find more in this article by the Wall Street Journal and in the linked research above.

Frequently changing your facial expressions during conversation undermines trust.

Examples:

Changing from a downbeat frown to a beaming smile.

Using facial expressions that don’t match the tone or content of what you’re saying also undermines trust.

Saying something critical or negative with a smile on your face.

Mumbling is yet another thing that can make people trust you less.

Keeping your hands in your pockets suggests you may have a secret agenda.

Here is some more of the latest from around the web

The Mistakes You Make in a Meeting’s First Milliseconds
Wall Street Journal

6 Ways Successful People Make a Good First Impression
Inc.

How to Make a Great First Impression
Harvard Business Review

How do you build trust with someone during the first meeting?
Quora

How to Know if Someone is Going to Give You a Handshake or a Hug
Science of People

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Published on Jul 21, 2018

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