The first impression that people get on you determines how they will judge you. For this reason, it is important to ensure that you give a good first impression. Among a group of friends, there is always one of them who stand out and is easy to recognize, it is also true to say that this is the person who is most admired. On the other hand, there is also that friend who seems a little bit out of style. Don’t be a duff among your friends; here are the 5 tips that will help you to standout.
1. Dress Nicely
You need to dress nicely to stand out among your friends. Hey, at least you need to be updated on the current fashion trends and not wear 1970s attire. So, how should you dress nicely?
You don’t have to wear a thousand-dollar suit or dress so that you can stand out. No! Dressing nicely is all about doing it in a smart way. First of all, know your body shape and type, and then determine the dressing code that will suit you best. And, again you don’t have to dress in a provocative manner so as to attract attention. Dress in attire that you feel comfortable in. Hello, don’t dress in a mini-skirt and be seen trying to pull it down. Don’t try and copy wearing what you saw your friend or favorite celebrity wear, it might look good on them but might not to you. Be original and dress in clothes that you shall have confidence in and won’t have to check yourself every 5 minutes.
In most cases, the first thing that people notice about you is your shoes. Yes! Your shoes have a lot to tell about yourself, so ensure you wear nice shoes. As a lady research has it that elevated shoes make you look attractive and as a result, in this case, will make you stand out among your friends.
2. Outstanding Accessories
Add on some nice accessories to your overall look. However, not every accessory you buy is good for you. Sometimes it’s good to consult a close friend or relative on the kind of accessory that will be good for you.
Hello! Men are not left out on this. Though there aren’t many accessories that a man can buy compared to what women can buy, but a nice watch will do the trick.
You need to have confidence so as to stand out. Walk straight in a good upright posture and maintain eye contact to the people to the people you are talking with. Also smiling once in a while will do the magic too.
Don’t walk looking down or start staring at the ceiling when someone talks to you. Research has it that people with confidence are found to more attractive. Wear some nice cologne, put on some lip balm to ensure your lips looks good. Everything that can help boost your confidence is essential. Actually, it might surprise you what confidence can actually do for you. From being confident you not only gain respect but you also look attractive. Hey, that’s a win-win.
It sounds easy, right? Yeah, it’s the truth majority of people can communicate effectively but, it is disappointing to say that the vast majority of people lack professional communication skills.
How you communicate will determine how people will treat you and judge you. So as to stand out among your friends you need to have good communication skills. By good communication skills I mean, you need to know when it is appropriate to talk and when you only just have to give a smile; you also need to know how to choose your words. We all have had incidences where someone annoyed us with something they said, and at times the person didn’t even intend to do so.
Choose your words carefully and with composure, have a good body language too. If someone tells a joke don’t stay stale as others are laughing. Actually, having a sense of humor will help you stand out among your friends. Most people like to be associated with people who will make them laugh.
5. Good Attitude
You need to have a good attitude so as to stand out among your friends. Don’t be the guy who criticizes everything or get annoyed over small things. People with a good attitude are approachable and are actually considered to be cool. Don’t be rude to other people even if you don’t like them, it actually feels better to be nice to someone that being angry at them.
Everyone likes attention, right? By attention, I mean the right kind of attention. Positive attention! If you follow the 5 tips above, you shall be in a position to stand out among your friends. Actually, you might realize things you were doing wrong, but it’s not too late to change.