The SIMPLEnetworking tip is to make eye contact. Looking someone directly in the eye when talking or listening is a powerful form of non verbal communication. It is a great way to engage in the conversation as well as show courtesy and respect. Highly valued in several cultures, making eye contact also conveys confidence. People are more likely to remember and trust you. Of course, these are all good elements for relationship and networking building!
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