Making the Right Impression to Get the Business Results You Want
Interview with Karen Kaufman hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

In this interview I share some tools and distinctions to get you into the right mindset to accelerate your career.

Making the Right Impression to Get the Business Results You Want: An interview with Karen Kaufman of KPartners hosted by Alise Cortez, PhDAn impression is important whether you are online or in the office. You are always making an impression to yourself or to influence others. When meeting someone for the first time your appearance and demeanor have said it all. The questions to ask yourself are – do I have an accurate understanding of these impressions and are they really what I want to convey? And if I don’t like what I learn about how others perceive me, what can I do to change it and manage it to get the results I want? In this episode, we talk with an impression management guru about what to focus on and how to improve the way you are perceived at work, as well as the link between impressions, business relationships, and performance at work.

Listen to the interview in its entirety or see excerpts below by topic:

What is Impression Management?

Why is Impression Management as a Topic Important to Career Success?

Impact of Dress

Common Mistakes

Impression Biases

Principles of Impression Management

Communication Tips

Levels of Business Relationships

Public Speaking Tips

Non-verbal Communication

Linking Performance and Impressions