Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Making a Good First Impression

You finally got that initial meeting scheduled with your dream client. You’ve prepared your presentation and you’re ready to walk in the door.
But you will blow it without even knowing it if you inadvertently make a bad first impression. According to Dr. Albert Mehrabian’s 7%-38%-55% Rule, only 7 percent of your communicating is what you say, while 38 percent is how you sound and 55 percent is visual.
Your client begins forming his or her opinion of you long before you start your presentation. Here is how you can make a great first impression from the get-go.

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