Has anyone’s first impression totally ruined something for you?
Sure, it’s not exactly fair to base your opinions off of one brief experience, but we do it. It is so easy for us, in an age of constant motion and shortcuts, to connect the dots and associate one thing with another.
The fact of the matter is this: you are representing a whole lot more than yourself when you do just about anything. Whether it’s the city you’re from, the company you work for, the university you attend, or even the shoes you’re wearing, your actions reflect the identity of those groups. Gives you a lot of power, huh? But put on a larger scale, this kind of responsibility can be quite daunting; especially when there are millions of other people vying for attention and your audience already has a preconceived idea of how you operate.Read More