If you've made a bad impression, it's hard—but not impossible—to overturn it. Instead of hiding from that person, force yourself to spend more time with them, such as working together on a project, so they can see the real you. Overcompensate to make sure they notice their first impression was erroneous.
- You never get a second chance to make a first impression.…We've all heard that rather ominous sentiment.…But the good news is it's only partially true.…It's not easy to change your first impression,…oftentimes they get locked in and stay that way,…but it's not impossible.…If you've somehow managed to make a bad first impression,…and let's face it, we've all been there,…there are a few things you can do to change…the dynamics and get people to take a second look…at who you are and what you're capable of.…First off, you have to start spending more time…with the person you've alienated.…
That might feel counterintuitive…and downright unpleasant because no one loves hanging out…with someone who isn't that keen on them.…In fact, your natural tendency might be to try to hide…from that person and spend less time with them.…That's what I've done in the past when I got off…on the wrong foot with a colleague.…But it's the wrong move.…The reason is that people only change their opinion of you…when they're forced to,…it's cognitive conservation of energy.…
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- Getting someone to like you right away
- How to be viewed as immediately credible
- Overcoming a bad first impression
- Persuading the people you already know
- Sharing your ideas and getting noticed
- Communicating with authority
- Overcoming naysayers