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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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28. First impressions

How to achieve the wow factor and have everyone eating out of your hand the moment you walk into a room.

We all know someone who exudes charisma, a certain something that gets her noticed wherever she goes. She’s one of the lucky ones. Her charisma is innate. But I strongly believe that you can approach it methodically.

Let’s look at what the experts say about first impressions. Well, apparently 55% of the impact we make depends on how we look and behave, 38% on how we speak and only 7% on what we actually say. That’s great news for the Eliza Doolittles among us, but it gives all of us something to work on.

Dress the part

Think of that foxy, pink dress in which you never fail to ‘pull’. A great party cracker, but ...

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