Zo laat je een goede eerste indruk achter
De volgende adviezen, die zakenblad Inc. verzamelde, zijn afkomstig van verschillende CEO’s en managers.
10 tips voor een betere eerste indruk
ASTRSK PR-CEO Elliot Tomaeno: 'Rather than attempting to make a good first impression, think about how you can make a human connection.'
Willow-CEO Michael Bruch: 'Straight shooters who call it like they see it, and who can speak candidly and substantively about relevant topics of discussion always leave me with a strong first impression.'
Mobvoi-CEO Zhifei Li: 'I like interviewing candidates that shine... by showing who they actually are and how they can be asset to your team. I like people who are sincere and who [are] genuinely curious towards the world.'
Afora-CEO Jeffrey Rappaport: 'Whether you're a top executive at a company running the show or an intern just trying to make it, enthusiasm can leave a lasting impression.'
Segway Robotics-manager Sarah Zhang: 'Understand what people's stereotype is for someone of your background. And try to beat their expectation when you first meet.'
Industrious-CEO Jamie Hodari: 'Take a page from the world of dating: the best impressions are made when you stop talking about yourself so you can focus on them.'
Netatmo-CEO Fred Potter: 'Even for business meetings, people forget how a smile can be impactful.'
Vertigo-CEO Greg Leekley: 'Actually care about the other person and identify with them and their culture, rather than trying to get them to identify with you.'
Xooloo-CEO Grégory Veret: 'Always be yourself.'
Weebly-manager Dan Veltri: 'I've found that the key to a lasting first impression is to discuss a topic that both you and the person care about, ask insightful questions to better understand their point of view, and then provide a new perspective on their thinking based on your own experiences.'