Making a good first impression

Tips on how to ignore your nerves and introduce yourself with confidence

Photo by Jim Dyke.

Have you ever been in a social situation where you were forced to interact with people you didn’t know?

Mustering up the courage to make eye contact and extend your hand can be nerve-wracking.

These interactions are difficult for adults, so how do we expect our children to be confident in their own skin, confident enough to introduce themselves and shake hands?

Our children will eventually have to make their own friends, face job interviews, and interact with bosses and colleagues.

Making introductions is the first step in forming those relationships.

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