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They say “The first impression is the last impression.” When appearing in any interview they will see how you walk the walk and talk the talk. What you know and what you can deliver can only be known to people with time. You need to show something else when you meet anyone for the first time. Confidence, belief, and likability. Body language experts from around the world have deduced the secrets of mannerisms and gestures to make you instantly likable so you can open those windows of opportunities and success. You will feel great and be instantly likable. These are the great tricks to help you become the best version of you while making that first impression –
Stand up straight and relaxed
A straight spine is a sign of confidence. You are acquiring the perfect amount of space in the environment. Remember to be relaxed, making it feel effortless.
Appear open and undefended
You should exude confidence, never arrogance. Appear in such a way that you seem open to ideas and secure about yourself.
Keep your feet and width apart with balance
Let them look at you and feel your aura of security. Everyone likes that.
Never lull when sitting, all your effort of standing up confident needs to continue.
Before meeting take a deep breath to the point of your belly and exhale.
Mirror their posture
When you mirror the other person’s posture they agree with you more. Try it and you will know.
Avoid fidgeting your body when standing. It’s a sign of nervousness.
Smile when you enter
Smiling while entering a room will emit a positive vibe about you.
Offer a firm handshake
Your handshake should be firm and gentle. Don’t push it too hard.
Make eye contact
Making eye contact will induce a connection.
Never lean on walls or objects
The impression should be on the subconscious level. You should not lean on walls, it implies you are in a defensive posture.
Your neutral face should be a happy face
You can’t always smile but you can always seem happy. Try to be positive all the time so your neutral face is a happy face to look at.
Use a genuine smile
People can notice when you are being fake. When you smile keep it genuine. The words can lie, the body can never.
Listen to your mate
Show a genuine interest and listen with patience to your partner. People love a good listener.
Give them your undivided attention
Provide full attention to your conversation. People subconsciously never forget that.
Listen carefully to what lights that person from the inside. People always tell you what they like. We just forget to pay attention to it.
Meet everyone like a friend
Treat them as friends whenever you meet them. You will be more likable.
Perform a generous gesture
Whenever meeting someone give a healthy generous gesture like an elongated handshake or a warm hug.
Be radically curious
Whenever you meet someone new, be radically curious about them. This is the best way of networking.
Use a gentle touch
Use a gentle touch when meeting someone. A high-five or a touch while shaking their hand. It is a good way to sympathize and connect.
Relax and breathe easy
If you are relaxed your conversation partner will feel relaxed too.
Relax your shoulders
In a relaxed shoulder posture, you emit a vibe of openness which can change the flow of any conversation for the better.
Don't fold your arms
Never fold your arms while talking it exudes a defensive and negative vibe.
Put weight on both your feet. You need to seem balanced and effortless.
Nod slightly when in conversation
It gives a subconscious affirmation to your conversation partner when you slightly nod in agreement with what they are saying.