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Making a Good Impression

Many of us worry about making a good impression at the office party, a family get-together, or a net-working event. We worry about making intelligent conversation, if we will remember names, if we will be able to join in a group conversation already in progress. When worry sets in, here is what happens: one becomes stuck in fear and disconnected from other people. On the other hand, tuning into the person we want to impress by smiling, affirming that person in the mind (really imaging good thoughts) and then focusing on a specific good we see in him or her, sends an instant message that breaks all kinds of alienation. In actuality, we have changed our energy to the positive. People gravitate to positive people, plain and simple.

Smiling, encouraging and complimenting people on their good qualities render you a happy person. Before you know it you will hear other people saying, Look at how happy_______ is! They will soon be laughing and everyone will want to talk to you; consequently, you will be having fun because you have connected with others on a meaningful level, fueling your self-confidence.

Here are the foolproof methods for making a good first, second and third impression:
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