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6 People, 6 Ways: How To Win Them Over In 3 Minutes
Turns out, what we say and do when we first meet someone has a crazy amount of impact. Use these tips to wow six people you always want on your side.
Posted on September 15, 2012

You know first impressions count, but new research reveals just how much. According to a study from Ohio State University, the kind of relationship we'll have with someone (superficial versus meaningful) is set within three minutes of meeting them. And, that first impression carries more weight than anything else you do or say, says study author Artemio Ramirez, PhD. So if you're initially sweet to someone, she'll continue to think of you as sweet—even if you're occasionally bitchy. Cool, right? Here's how to make those 180 seconds count.

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