Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Marketing yourself: The 1-2-3 Handshake


photo by shirishbendre

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.

If your career depends on meeting people offline (and I think most of us would profit from more offline activity), the first impression is a visual event.

An important part of making that oh-so-important good first impression is the handshake.

Follow these three simple handshake rules to get started.


1. Look your prospect in the eye. Look at the pupil in his eye. Experts say that this is a great way to bond with another person and it will affect that relationship in the future. Say a few words while you are shaking hands. If you say nothing you imply that you are nervous.

2. Make your handshake firm but not too firm and definitely not too limp. Men grow up learning this but women may need more practice. It's a business world, not a coming out party.

3. Smile! Show your prospect that you are really happy to see him. Nobody enjoys a serious sourpuss.

Greg Cryns

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