What Might Make People Dislike You
We all want to be liked, especially at work. But if you try too hard, it can backfire.
Generally speaking, you've have less than a minute to make someone want to spend more time with you. And in that short amount of time everything matters — from your last name to how you smell...weird but true.
Here are some examples of things that turn people off:
- Sharing too many photos on Facebook
- Acting too nice
- Wimpy handshake
Ok, I had no idea what "Humblebragging" was either. "Humblebragging" is when...
In an effort to impress friends and potential employers, some people disguise bragging as self-criticism.
For instance, critiquing yourself as being a perfectionist or working too hard.
One last thing when meeting someone for the first time, act like you like them.
Psychologists have known for a while about a phenomenon called "reciprocity of liking": When we think someone likes us, we tend to like them as well.
Well, I want you to know that I like every one of you that are reading this article, except for that one person with the wimpy handshake, that doesn't smile much