Understanding what your facial expression looks like in everyday settings is really crucial to looking warmer and becoming more likable.I consult with a beautiful female physician at a major Chicago hospital whose boss told her she needed more charisma, and that her patient satisfaction scores needed to go up.One benefit was the new insights, tools and language that were useful the next day in the office and continue to be today.
But working on those dating skills can often have a halo effect: As people learn to become more likable to potential partners, they often see improvements at work and in other relationships, too.
Likability is crucial in every aspect of our lives, professionally and personally.
People want to date people they like, elect people they like and do business with people they like.
The good news is that your likability quotient or charisma isn't something you're just born with. Here are five easy ways to improve your likability quotient, or Like Q, today: One of our most fundamental needs is to feel liked, accepted, and important.
Upon getting to know her, she was lovely, but when you first met her, her piercing blue eyes and serious countenance made her appear downright icy.
During our first meeting together, I asked her to describe her job while I was videotaping her.In our dating practice at Smart Dating Academy, we have a coaching exercise called "The Dating Resume" to practice answers to the top getting-to-know-you dating questions you'll be asked (where do you work, what do you like to do, tell me about your divorce).We mock date every client to make sure that their conversational soundbites sound positive and fun.Before you interact with new people, think about the things in your life that are positive, that you love and are excited about.Or, if you're at a new event, observe things you like about the venue, the speakers, etc., and contribute to conversations based on something positive.They are the ones who manage to see the bright side in things, have something fun to say, comment on, and bring people up.