From Signe Godfrey, president of Olsten Staffing Services and Professional Services.
You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. We have from seven to seventeen seconds of interacting with strangers before they form an opinion of us. Here are some tips on making a good first impression.
Show that you're other-centered
The greatest way to make a positive first impression is to demonstrate immediately that the other person, not you, is the center of action and conversation. Show that you are other-centered, and first-time acquaintances will be eager to see you again.