The seven seconds

According to research you have 7 seconds to leave a good first impression.

And we have one chance only to give a good first impression. It is hard, often impossible to restore a lost chance.

Your appearance is the tip of the iceberg of what I call executive power house (see more on www.one-life.org)

It is extremely important to get it right!

Our environment evaluate us on what they see, what they hear and what they feel.

It also has to do with animal instinct and the basic law of our existence. We are naturally attracted to those specimens that look fit and healthy. Fit and energetic people are pre-judged positively.

Studies have found that fifty-five percent of our first impression is determined by our appearance. This should not come as a shock to people considering the increasingly visual nature of the world we live in. Unfortunately for those out there who think that their personality and intelligence will outshine whatever physical appearance they may have, you’re wrong (at least in regards to first impressions).

Or as s the saying goes, you don’t fall in love with somebody soul’s at the first sight…..

You might be an amazing person, but you won’t make a good first impression if you don’t have an appearance to match your personality.

Many people think of their appearance solely as their attire.

I believe that our image and what makes a first impression is more than a dress, hairstyle only. You can make up for a lot of aspects by choosing a nice outfit and feel more confident as a result, but your energy level and vitality cant lie. Your skin, the spark in your eyes can not be different than who you are.

Your appearance consists of your physical fitness, the vitality in your eyes, your positive energy and your body language in addition to your grooming and your attire.

When we talk about your image and appearance, we need to look at your power house! Your nutrition, physical activity, ability and ways to relax and recharge your batteries, your focus and your development.

You probably wonder the most about the last. Development? Yes. Learning to keep young!

Novel activities enhances memory functions and creativity, as research shows.

Trying out new things, learning new skills keep us young irrespective of our age. If you want a spark in your eyes, vitality surrounding you, you do need to embark and commit seriously to development.

And lets go back to the type of the iceberg.

Your appearance. You need to create to the image you stand for, consistency between your inner values and what you radiate.

It is an extremely powerful way to send messages about you and this is something which you can actually control and improve.

We can mould to work this to your favour.

Your aspiration is to be a CEO in some years, start looking like one today.

If you want to find a new job or new partner, lets start getting the best image of you. You worked so hard to become the person you are, the intelligence you have, your dreams and aspiration.

You deserve a fair chance to pass the test of seven seconds.

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