According to experts, first impressions are based on 60% non-verbal communication and 40% verbal. This means we are judged mostly before we open our mouths.
Below are seven ways that can help us stand out in a crowd:
2. Walking with confidence
3. Dressing stylishly
4. Having a positive attitude
5. Speaking passionately about a subject
6. Voicing personal opinions while respecting the views of others
Remember, you only ever get one chance to make a good first impression.
BEADS – their history dates to the 15th century when they were a major form of currency used by Portuguese traders who arrived on the West African coast to exploit the continent’s rich resources, such as gold, slaves, ivory and palm oil.
Handmade in Europe – particularly Venice, Bohemia and the Netherlands – these colourful pieces of glass were a novelty to the people of Africa, making them unusual and precious, and were often used in the making of high-status jewellery worn by members of African royalty.
What would you exchange for a string of pretty beads??
The personal table fork most likely originated in the Eastern Roman, or Byzantine, Empire. Its use spread to what is now the Middle East during the first millennium CE and then spread into southern Europe during the second millennium. It did not become common in northern Europe until the 18th century and was not common in North America until the 19th century. (Wikipedia)