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Nick Bladock


Tag: first impressions

How not to blow the first few seconds

It can take as little as seven seconds for a prospect to make up their mind as to whether they like you or not. The chance to make a good first impression rarely happens twice…

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Let us make a deal

It’s been suggested that you have about seven seconds to make a good first impression in an interview or meeting. The “elevator speech” is intended to help.

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How to Use Thin-Slicing to Increase Sales

The concept of thin-slicing: making a judgement about something or someone based on a tiny slice of what we see. As much as we would like it to be otherwise, we’re often forced to make decisions on the flimsiest of inf

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