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World Handshake Day-Etiquette

Tomorrow is World Handshake Day and I thought this would be a good time to talk about what your handshake says about you, especially in a business setting. Limp Handshake A limp hand is never a good idea when it comes to business either for men or for women. Prospective employees with a weak handshake have not been  hired.  I even know of one or two employees who was fired after making a poor mpression on the owner or top level manager.  Another kind of weak handshake that makes a poor impression is the shaking of fingers.  Shaking fingers may come off as condescending to women and is never appropriate for men. Bone Crusher Handshake A handshake should be a friendly or respectful greeting, not an...

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