Saturday , November 28 2020

10 Things That Destroy A First Impression Immediately

Are you struggling to make a good impression on a date, a meeting, or a job interview? Small mistakes can make or break a first impression. Once you’ve made a bad impression… it’s difficult to undo the damage you’ve done. Luckily, you can learn how to make better first impressions. But first, you have to figure out what you’re doing wrong. So, let’s talk about 10 common mistakes that are ruining your first impressions right off the bat.

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Writer: Tristian Reed
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Faye Miravalles
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong


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Huang, K. et al. (2017). It doesn’t hurt to ask: Question-asking increases liking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(3) 430-452.

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