There’s no avoiding it: people make snap judgments about your trustworthiness as soon as they meet you, writes Sue Shellenbarger in The Mistakes You Make in a Meeting’s First Milliseconds. And that could cost you. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little work and self-awareness, you can ensure a positive first impression.
People teamed in an investment game with online partners whose facial images appeared friendly and reliable entrusted their partners with 42% more money than those whose partners looked downbeat and threatening
Read the piece. Focus on the nuances of your expression and body language. Start gaining trust, without saying a word.