Show conviction right from the outset
We all know that a decent handshake coupled with friendly eye contact is an integral part of a greeting, however not many people know much about the effect their voice can have. Yet this is just as crucial when it comes to first impressions. Perhaps you had a strong cup of coffee before your meeting, which will have quite an effect on how your voice sounds. Nerves will also make your voice sound higher than normal. A croaky greeting certainly won’t help you gain your customer’s confidence, so you ought to actually test your voice before you meet the customer. If you do notice problems with nerves or your voice, these tips below will really help you.