U trust anyone in the first meet
evaluated even if it is just a glance. People appraise your
visual and behavioral appearance from head to toe. They observe
your demeanor, mannerisms, and body language and even assess your
grooming and accessories watch, handbag, briefcase. Within only
three seconds, you make an indelible impression. You may intrigue
some and disenchant others.
This first impression process occurs in every new situation.
Within the first few seconds, people pass judgment on you
looking for common surface clues. Once the first impression is
made, it is virtually irreversible.
The process works like this:
* If you appear to be of comparable business or social level, you
are considered suitable for further interaction.
* If you appear to be of higher business or social status, you
are admired and cultivated as a valuable contact.
* If you appear to be of lower business or social standing, you
are tolerated but kept at arm's length.
* If yo ...more