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How to Make a Great First Impression

Thursday, September 14, 2006

In the Concise Oxford Dictionary, image is described as "the character or reputation of a person or thing as generally perceived." A first impression based on nonverbal communication goes a long way in influencing this perception. Within seconds of meeting you, based on a single observed physical trait or behavior, people will assume to know everything about you. Furthermore, according to research by Dr. Albert Mehrabian of UCLA, appearance and body language account for 55 percent of a

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