4 Tricks To Instantly Connect With Anyone

By: YourTango.com / October 31, 2009

It’d be great if dating and flirting were easy—things you could approach with excitement and nonchalance. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. You want to make a good impression on your potential love-interest, yet the very act of pondering how the other person perceives you can make you less confident! Below are four tricks for making a great first impression whether you’re cruising the pick-up scene at a bar or on a first date.Have great eye-contact. According to Leil Lowndes, author of How to Instantly Connect with Anyone, eye-contact signifies “honesty, respect, interest, intelligence, candor and confidence.” But what makes eye-contact good? In a word, length. You need to look at someone long enough to actually connect with them—not just a brief flicker here and there. Lowndes recommends a few strategies for maintaining continuous eye-contact. Think about the exact shade of his eyes; count the number of times she blinks; note the shape and asymmetry of his eyes. Read more

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