5 Things Men Can Do to Dominate First Impressions

It’s generally accepted that the first time you meet someone, you have about seven seconds to make a lasting impression. That’s it—that’s all it takes. Amy Cuddy, a psychologist at the Harvard Business School, and her colleges have been studying the art of first impressions for over a decade. As such, they’ve determined that first impressions come down to two simple judgments: Can I trust this person? Can I respect this person’s capabilities? Their research has found that 80 to 90 percent of a first impression relies on these two snap judgments. Most would assume that competence overrides trust as the most important factor, but according to Cuddy’s…

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-5AM Life

What It Truly Means to Be a 5am.er

In the age of social media, reality television and “Netflix and chill,” the concept of manhood seems to be on an ever-sliding scale of sorts. What does it mean to make it? What kind of man are you? Before you answer, ask yourself—are you a 5a.m.er? If you’re happy with the status quo, surround yourself with naysayers and have dreams, but lack any real ambition or drive, the answer is a resounding “no.”  ‘No’ is Never Given Consideration Neither is laziness. Or excuses.  5a.m.er’s are go-getters. They wake up  with a sense of urgency and purpose. They know that nothing in life is handed to them. As such, they make…