How what you don’t know about first impression is making you loose money, opportunities and valuable relationships.
That is the summary of what i discussed in this episode. But before you dive in, here are some questions to ponder on;
Does what you say matter as much as how you look ?
Do you by chance look like an authority; do you look important, awesome and accomplished yet?
You will find the answers to those questions when you listen.
In this episode you will learn why the things you say do not matter sometimes.
What science says about impressions and how it affects your personal and professional success.
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According to Colin Shaw; it’s better not to ‘judge a book by its cover’,
but since we know we are going to do it anyway, make that ‘the
cover’ say what you want to say.
We deny judging things by appearance; we know that’s not
right; but we keep falling for it subconsciously or
– Femi Austine
We are living in a world where we make decisions based on ‘mostly visual’ impression. And as long as heaven and earth remains this will not change, no matter how we try to prove that content is king, the fact is Packaging (your ability to create attraction) is the kingmaker. Only God looks/sees the inward while man by design and creation looks at the outward. In the next few days I will show you how to use your appearance to attract clients, prospects and get people to want to do business with you.
Please note that the effectiveness of your personal brand is at the heart of your success as a professional.
You will also find answers to the following in this very episode
-What impression do you create in the minds of prospects, clients, and potential partners when they see/meet you?
-What does your presence in a room communicate? Does your appearance exhume positive or negative energy?
-Whether you are making conscious choices about your personal brand or not, you are sending a very clear message about who you are and what you stand for by your image. Are you minding/managing your message?
In as little as 7 seconds the brain makes this 11 rapid-fire decisions about others. Most times unconsciously, actually that’s how the brain is hard-wired to operate.
You may think 7 seconds is too short a time, until you discover what major opinions people are forming about you in the twinkle of an eye.
Now how does this affect you as a brand or business professional?
Go listen to Episode 10