“Make the other person feel important – and do it sincerely.” -Dale Carnegie
What to do before an introduction:
- Treat them as though they are the most important person in the world. Because to them they are.
- Consider where the other person is coming from.
- When we see people for the first time we make an impression of them. That is important because it tends to last.
- The first thing people see is your eyes.
- Show you interest in them by opening your eyes a little wider than normal. That tells people you are glad to see them and makes them feel important.
- Smile a little bigger than you feel like. If it’s a little uncomfortable that’s good. People won’t perceive it wrong unless it’s past the point of sincere. A smile says I’m glad you’re here.
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