How To Shake Hands
And Make A Great First Impression
What You Will Learn
How to shake hands is a key business skill because people will form an opinion about you within four seconds of meeting you – and this means they will have already decided who you are before you say anything.
So, shaking hands properly is a critical business skill that most people have never been taught how to do effectively.
In this four minute video recorded at a corporate event, Paul demonstrates the four steps necessary to shake hands in a way that makes a favorable first impression.
- Firm grip
- Eye contact
- Alignment of the centers
- Repeat their name so you remember it
How To Shake Hands Key Points
The person who reaches out first establishes dominance.
Use a firm grip uness they give you a bone crusher – then crush them back!
How Can Paul Help Your Organization?
Paul’s reputation as a subject matter expert, keynote speaker, and workshop leader is built on his ability to simplify complex subjects and deliver easy-to-use frameworks audiences can use to quickly solve problems and optimize communication patterns in organizations and teams of all sizes.
He is a thought-leader and researcher with the rare ability to both inspire audiences and leave them with actionable change strategies.