You may be familiar with the proverb, ‘First Impression is the last impression’. Several psychologists have researched the importance of first impression and majority of them have concluded that it is highly responsible for the way people will perceive you in the future. Although some psychologists believe that in some cases- such as in a relationship, you may get a second chance for building your reputation. However, they agreed with the fact that in a business scenario your first impression may determine whether you will be able to score that deal or not.
The Ancient Study of Non-Verbal Communication
Body language is a powerful tool of communication. In fact, the ancient philosophers were curious about how one can judge another person based on his/her appearance and style. One of the greatest philosophers of all time, Aristotle divided the communication process into three sections. And they are: Ethos, Pathos and Logos. Continue reading –>
Before we carry on with this post, let us ask you one question…
Are you an honest person?
Take this question seriously. Are you really an honest person? Wait till you have the answer before reading on.
Now, do you have it? Good.
The next question that follows is do you sometimes lie?
We are willing to bet that you have said that you are an honest person and then you had answered that you do lie sometimes. So, that makes you an honest person, but also it doesn’t.
Now here is the most crucial question: can someone who sometimes tells a few lies qualify as an honest person overall?
Or are we all simply big, fat liars in denial?
When is lying the right way to go?
You may be saying that – of course I’m an honest person, but I do lie sometimes, it is impossible to be honest at all times.
And this justification is definitely a reasonable one. Because there are definitely moments when lying just seems more justified. Continue reading –>
There are people who are absolutely intrigued and follow every word about the bizarre idea of having a specific personality type and then there are some who believe them to be utter nonsense. But still it is always interesting to see which personality type we belong to or supposedly fall in, so that perhaps we can gain a little more knowledge about the mysterious self we are.
There is a famous personality test which forms the basis of several other popular modified versions of the same, called Briggs Myers’ and Carl Jung’s test. It is based on sixteen varying personality tests defining people into separate groups using alphabetical combinations of the traits that are symbolized by the same. There are many sceptics who suggest these tests are nothing but pseudo science. But it is still interesting to think that our personalities come wrapped in a box, predetermining our success in work and relationships! Continue reading –>