13 habits to make an amazing first impression (every time)

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It's not hard to make a positive first impression. This article covers 13 habits to help you make friends, create a great social life and make a lasting impression with people.

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Ever wonder why some people just seem to be universally adored?

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They walk in to a party and are an instant hit.

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They seem blessed with an innate charm and charisma.

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But none of us are born social geniuses.

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ANYONE can learn to consistently make an amazing impression.

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You just need to practice13 habits.

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Smile any time you walk into a room or begin a conversation.

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First impressions are formed in 7 seconds. People

begin to form impressions from your attitude and

facial expressions.

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Uncross your arms and lift your chin. Opening your body will

actually make you feel more social.

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Don’t wait to be introduced.

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Take the initiative to introduce yourself.

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Make everyone feel more comfortableby being a part of the conversation.

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4 Use people's names.

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Remember people’s names and they’ll immediately like you. Say someone's name back to them a few times to make it stick.

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Develop a fascinating way to answer, “Where are you from?”

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Share something about yourself.Let them know something that

evokes emotion.

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Develop a fascinating way to answer, “What do you do?” 

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Get in the habit of sharing WHY you chose your job or

what you like about it.

Give the other person something

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7 Ask better questions than “Where are you from?”(or “What do you do?”)

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Dig deeper. Ask people if they

like their jobs or hometowns. Find

out what fires them up.

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Look people in the eyewhile YOU speak.

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Look people in the eye while you speak and you’ll captivate them.

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Don’t scan the room orcheck your phone while listening.

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No one likes feeling like you’d

rather be somewhere else

when you're with them.

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Speak louder.

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Using a strong voice will jolt you

out of yournerves and will demonstrate

confidence to the people around

you.

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Keep your inflection down when making statements.

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Take special care to speak in a way that communicates conviction. Use downward or

neutral inflection at the end of your sentences.

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Touch people.

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Research shows it only take 1/40th ofa second of physical contact for

people to feel a bond with one another.

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13 Bring fun.

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Be the first to crack a joke and show that you don’t always need to appear stuffy.

People will adore you for it.

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