The Limp Fish
You guessed it boys, girls, and all our other pronoun friends. We are back at Personal Branding for Dummies (A Wiley Brand). WooHoo! Go grab yourself a beverage, a yummy snack, and your copy and we will get started.
I just offered you the wonderful world of handshakes in a paragraph but let’s touch on it a bit more, shall we? Much can be conveyed in a handshake. The handshake is an invitation to connect with a person. It can be the first greeting you share, and it should say something about you. Your grip needs to be firm without crossing the line into the grudge grip. The limp fish says, “I have no confidence and my self esteem sucks.” A
Now, let’s move on since there is still room on this page and jump into…movement. Not your mad dance skills but your moves in general. Not that a good dance move now and again won’t have an impact in the room but save it for the lighthearted moments in your workday. We have covered most of these points, but my teachers always said that review is a good thing.
This is a reminder that, in most cases, you are not alone. That means at any time someone is looking at you. Paying attention to you and how you respond and act around others and your surroundings.
Hand gestures matter as well. I have sat in many coffee shops and watched the way people interact for research for my books and I can say that hand gestures say a lot. I can tell when two people aren’t having a good interaction based on their hands. Think about it. If you see two people sitting at a table and they are leaning in and one or both have clenched hands- the chances are really good that this is not a good meeting. Start paying attention to others.
I NEED A GOOD CHUCKLE. POST SOME “MAD DANCE SKILLS”
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Polish your sparkle and just keep twirling.
Find joy. Be joy. Enjoy.
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