33-1215524648ej7bToday, I interacted with dozens of people. 3 out of 4 were making at least one of these eye contact mistakes.  

Make these mistakes in an extreme way and it could be the last date or business contact.

It’s easy to fall into these bad habits. Great eye-contact starts with recognizing these mistakes.

#1: Avoidance

Basically zero eye-contact. The eyes are open and looking around, the ground, or for next conversation partner. Some do this out of shyness. Others out of bad habit. Some because they have something to hide.

Whatever the reason it shouts rudeness.

#2: Glazed look.

Just have to put this joke in:

Wife: Your eyes are bloodshot. Have you been drinking?
Husband: Your eyes are glazed. Have you been eating donuts?

…sorry about distraction.

All of us fall prey to this. Our mind wanders and our eyes glaze over. Leaves a negative impression.

#3: Burning Laser Eye-contact

Here a person just starts staring. Maybe, they are paying attention, but too much eye-contact is like chocolate syrup on a Ice-Cream Sunday. A healthy dose is delicious, but too much is sickening.

Do you make any of these mistakes? Tomorrow, I’ll give you a simple technique that will help you avoid these.

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