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5 ways to impress everyone you meet

5 ways to impress everyone you meet
Careers1 min read

  • A good first impression goes a long way in terms of success, whether you're broadening your network of contacts, trying to nail a job interview, or persuading investors.
  • Understanding the timeframe of a first impression, making eye contact, and leading with a firm handshake will help you impress whoever you're meeting.
  • Here are five ways to impress everyone you meet.

It pays to make a good impression wherever you go, regardless of your field or where you are in your career. Seeming friendlier and more professional can help you nail a job interview, successfully persuade potential investors, or simply broaden your network of contacts.

John Rampton, entrepreneur and contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, knows a thing or two about making a good first impression. He has over 1.5 million Twitter followers and is a regular speaker at professional networking events. Business Insider spoke with Rampton about ways to be more memorable that anyone can implement: