Creating a good impression, commanding attention and respect, showing
an air of confidence.
Many jobs require individuals who make favorable first impressions. This
can be a highly desirable characteristic when there is no time to build an
extensive relationship. Emphasis is placed on the “first impression” portion
of the definition.
1. How do you conduct yourself when meeting new clients for the first
2. Has anyone ever told you that you made a positive impression on
them? What were the reasons for that impression?
3. Have you ever been involved in a situation where you had a very
limited amount of time to persuade a new group of clients to take a
specific course of action? How did you proceed?
4. When you find yourself in a new situation with strangers how do