In order to make a first impression on the interlocutor, you need a strong handshake, acceptable appearance and eye contact. These are basic principles, and you probably know them. All this is true, but not enough.
If you want to be remembered by the interlocutor after the first short contact, you should think not only about how to look, but also what to say and how to say it. Here are some tips from Annette Grand, who has spent several decades teaching American businessmen how to behave in public.
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Body language is a very important part of any communication. The position of our body and the movements we make when communicating with the other person can spoil or distort the perception of any of our words.
Understanding this, it seems logical for us to just make an effort and focus our attention on controlling our own body. However, it is worth considering that among all the bad habits, those that are associated with” wrong ” body language are the most difficult to root out.
We are so used to slouching, averting our eyes, and crossing our arms for no reason at all, that we usually don’t even notice it. Continue reading