Leaving Positive Impression

Leaving Positive Impression (Does Body language matter?)


Leaving Positive Impression

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Leaving Positive Impression

(Does Body language matter?)

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Yes Body language matter

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Research has actually proven thatResearch has actually proven that confident people, those who smile often and those who maintain above average eye contact are usually perceived to be more attractive than their peers. 

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If you succeeded in leaving aIf you succeeded in leaving a positive impression your chance of getting a job will become higher, g g j gyour social relations will improve 

and people will admire you.

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Expression are important

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Be Confident

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Be Good listener

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These are the effective and practical advices that are backed 

by yDeep psychological principles

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If you followed these advices ythe first impression you will 

leave will be positive 99% of the ptime.

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Why not 100%?

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because sometimes the impression people form of you depends on their own past p p


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For example if you saw h l k j t liksomeone who looks just like 

your arrogant boss you will tend t thi k f hi tto think of him as arrogant even 

if he was not. 

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General Psychology

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General Psychology

A person takes about 5 to 10

General Psychology

A person takes about 5 to 10 seconds to form an impression of someone else And then heof someone else And then he uses the other 5‐10 minutes to 

confirm his judgment.confirm his judgment.

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General Psychology

So if you made a good use of 

General Psychology

y gthe first five seconds then your chance of leaving a positive g pimpression will become much 


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General Psychology

I know you may be thinking that 5 10 d i h i d

General Psychology

or 10 seconds is a very short period of time and that nothing much can be done in them but if you read thebe done in them but if you read the following section you will discover that lots of things take place inthat lots of things take place in these five seconds but you never 

used to focus on them.

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Things to remember

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Eye Contact

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Eye Contact

The first thing you can do is proper eye contact. Proper Eye contact shows respect, interest and that you are not shy. Proper eye contact means that 

the eye contact should be around 70% yto 80% of the time. 

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Another thing that happens in the first few seconds is the handshake a firm handshakeseconds is the handshake, a firm handshake combined with proper eye contact leaves the impression that you are a confident person. people who don't shake hands in a firm way ill lik l l h i i h hwill most likely leave the impression that they 

are not confident. 

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If you did the previous two points you will appear to be confident but in the same time ppyou may appear to be a little cold and that’s 

why you need to add a smile on your face. This smile will not only make the other person think that you have got a sense of humor but he willthat you have got a sense of humor but he will also feel more comfortable in dealing with you.

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Sit Straight 

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Sit Straight 

Sit with your back straight and your shoulders stretched. A straight back leaves the impression 

that you are confident happy or interested in whatthat you are confident happy or interested in what you are listening to Never ever cross your legs or 

fold your arms when sitting because this leaves the impression that you are not that comfortable orimpression that you are not that comfortable or 

even afraid. Don't place an object like a bag or a file between you and the interviewer because this 

leaves the same impression that folding your arms p g yleaves 

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Do not Scratch nose

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Do not Scratch nose

If you felt like scratching your nose do not do it because this shows that you are negative evaluating something, after all your emotions are private and 

you shouldn't let anyone know what are you thinking about unless you want that 

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Wear blue color clothes

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Wear blue color clothes

If you can wear blue clothes then do it, in the psychology of colors blue gives the impression of loyalty and honesty, wearing blue will leave an 

unconscious impression in the mind of other people th t l l d h tthat you are loyal and honest. 

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Total Impressions 99%p

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