Smiling Helps You To Make A Good First Impression
When I went to my first networking event, I was incredibly nervous. I was shy, awkward and send all the wrong things – the one person I spoke to.
Later on, I asked someone with better skills than me for advice: “How come I’m so bad at networking? Why did no one talk to me?”
She asked me what my body language was like. I found it hard to describe it but one thing she got me to remember was that I didn’t smile. I walked around with a nervous, hesitant frown the whole time.
Smiling makes a good first impression. It tells the other person that you’re a warm, friendly person who they should probably talk to.
If you walk up to someone with a grimace, they’re going to be a little bit freaked out. Smile more and you might just meet more people.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE