Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Giving a Good First Impression: You’re Doing It Wrong

Giving a Good First Impression: You’re Doing It Wrong. Stand tall, back straight, cool, calm, collected. Look them in the eye, and close with a nice firm handshake. Right? No. Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/11/giving-a-good-first-impression-youre-doing-it-wrong/#ixzz2M2AEiUXd Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter

pin 7
heart 5

“Forgive. Forget. Fake it. Chin up. Wear lipstick, make lists, make sure your voicemail isn’t full. Mix protein shakes, send timely thank you notes, sip drinks more slowly, stare at adults’ eyebrows, smile without dimples, develop perfect posture. Be gracious, be kind, eliminate self-pity. Look in the mirror and shift your internal monologue from ‘How do I look?’ to ‘This is my face,’ from ‘What the hell am I doing?’ to ‘This is my life.’ Capitalize your emails, read the...

pin 334
heart 86