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The flooding smile
Make your smile different during 1st time meetings. Instead of flashing an immediate smile when you greet someone, look at the other person's face, pause for a second then let out a big warm smile. This looks warm and genuine to the other person.
Maintain eye contact with the other person even when he or she is finished speaking. Then look away ever slowly if you have to. This makes you appear intelligent and insightful.
Keep looking at your target person, even if its somebody else who is speaking
Hang by your teeth
Have a straight posture, heads up and confident smile every time you walk into any door. This hang by your teeth posture makes you look like a big winner everywhere you go
The big baby pivot
Throw the warm smile coupled with the 100% body turn. This makes that person feel like she is very special. And makes you win their heart because you've touched their inner "infant".
"Hello old friend"
Make someone feel like an old friend for a dynamic first impression. Imagine that the person you are meeting is a long lost buddy and appear to be very excited meeting him/her
Limit the fidget
Be credible in other people's eyes by not fidgeting or twitching during your first meeting. And keep off that hand near your face.
Han's Horse Sense
Read other people like you have ESP. Keep an eye on how they react when you talk and express yourself. Then plan your moves accordingly.
Watch the scene before you make the scene
Practice being the super somebody you envision yourself becoming before the final scene. Stand straight smile warmly and shake hands with flooding smile. Visualize yourself as that Super somebody. It will eventually come out naturally.
What are the 9 techniques related to?
How to intrigue anyone without saying a word
What are the 14 techniques related to?
How to know what to say after you say Hi
Make a mood match
Survey the mood of your listener through their voice tone and make sure to match yours before opening your mouth.
Prosaic with passion
Create a passionate delivery of your words. This makes you look like you have a great personality no matter what you are saying.
In a gathering, wear something that will make other people say "what is that"
Simply ask the party giver to make the introduction that you can immediately turn into icebreakers.
To break into a tight crowd, eavesdrop into a group conversation and sneak in a comment
Never the naked city
When someone asks you where are you from, reply with engaging facts about your hometown, never with a one word answer
Never the naked job
When someone asks you about your job throw some delicious facts about your job, never a one word title
Never the naked introduction
Be creative when introducing people. Elaborate and keep your listeners interested
Be a word detective
Fish for a subject that interests the other person and expound on it. This resuscitates a dying conversation.
The swiveling spotlight
When you meet someone, imagine a giant revolving spotlight that focuses on you when you talk and on the other person when he or she talks
Repeat the last few words your conversation partner says. This keeps you from being speechless during your meeting.
When you are in a meeting or a group, remember the stories the other person told you, then ask that person to share it to the group.
Accentuate the positive
Always remember to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative during first meetings
The latest news, don't leave home without it
Remember, anything that happened today is good material. This makes sure you always have something interesting to say
What is the third set of 14 techniques related to?
How to talk like a VIP
What do you do? Not!
Don't ask about what others do, just dig in the conversation and discover without asking
The Nutshell resume
Wherever you go, pick a nutshell about your own life to work into your communication
Your personal thesaurus
Look for common words you use every day in the thesaurus. Then use them in conversations. This makes you sound smarter than you already are.
Kill the quick "me too!"
Do no volunteer your similarities with the other person. Let them discover it for themselves during the conversation.
Grab your listener's attention by starting your every appropriate sentence with "you". This helps you gain respect and affection.
The Exclusive Smile
Grace everyone with a distinct smile when meeting groups of people. You make them feel like you dont just smile at anybody.
Dont use cliches
Don't use cliches
Use Jawsmith's Jive
Quote famous people's notable lines. This helps enhance your conversation
Call a spade a spade
Big winners tell it like it is. Don't hide behind euphemisms. Call a spade a spade.
Trash the teasing
Never make a joke at somebody else's expense. This is the world's worst conversational habit.
It's the receiver's ball
When delivering bad news, deliver it according to how the receiver will take it, not according to how you feel about the bad news.
The broken record
Repeat exactly the previous response you gave when you were asked with a question you dont want to answer.
Big Shots don't slobber
When chatting with a celebrity, dont complement his/her work. Simply say how much pleasure or insight it has given you.
Never the naked thank you
Always say "thank you for....." not just "thank you"
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