News Flash: You Still Have to Dress for Success

I call this the Head & Shoulders rule: Most of the time in business you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Yet this simple fact of life is by no means as obvious and well-understood as it should be. Since we’re talking here about “real life,” in which there are no second acts, rehearsals, or do-overs, it’s critical to make sure that the first impression people have of you and your business is at least favorable–and, ideally, fabulous.

We’re designed by nature to make lightning-fast decisions; it’s an outgrowth of our earliest “fight or flight” instincts that were developed for self-preservation (to keep the animals we encountered from eating us).

Source: www.inc.com

The adage about never getting a second chance to make a first impression remains true. But it’s easy to overlook. Here’s why you can’t afford to ignore it.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s