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Develop Confidence by Ros Taylor

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Create Instant Impact

You have up to 30 seconds to make a good first impression and just five to make a bad one. Remember, people will assess you visually, basing their decision on your appearance, clothes, gestures, and body language.

Make a Positive Impression

It seems rather brutal that you have so little time, but it is true. You might like to think that people take their time to get to know the inner person before delivering a judgement, or at least that they should. But life does not work that way. You need to make your impact with your overall look – and a first meeting really is a "brief encounter". Think of the last time you met someone new and how quickly you formed an opinion of them. Experiment next time you are introduced ...

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