169: Six Ways to Recover From a Bad First Impression
Published December 1, 2014
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    If you make a bad first impression, all is not lost. On this show, John Corcoran and I detail six things you can do when the first impression doesn't land.


    John Corcoran
    Smart Business Revolution
    Author of How to Increase Your Income Today by Building Relationships with Influencers, Even if you Hate Networking


    How to Recover From a Bad First Impression by John Corcoran first appeared on The Art of Manliness
    1. Decide Whether or Not to Take Action
    2. Take Swift Action and Apologize Immediately

    “If you’re wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically.” -Dale Carnegie

    3. Admit Your Mistake, but Don’t Dwell on It
    4. Apologize Later, Even If Time Has Passed
    5. Pivot
    6. Be Consistent Over Time
    John appeared previously on two other episodes:

    How to Create Your Personal Networking Plan (episode 106)
    The Practical Pursuit of Work-Life Balance (episode 123)

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