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Think Positive

Leave your insecurities at the door, and put your best face forward.

This story appears in the May 2004 issue of Start Up.

When you enter a room, have you noticed that there's often someone who stands out from the crowd? You don't need to engage with that person to notice how others are drawn to his or her magnetism.

Most people wonder what makes these people so inviting. It begins with self-. The way you feel about yourself, as opposed to how you try to look, sends silent signals to others before you even utter your first word. This silent dance where we "size each other up" influences how people react to us and our messages.

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