Inviting first impressions at
Arizona Public Service
Nothing beats a sincere smile for making a positive impression! I was so happy to meet with Hui Wu Curtis of APS for her professional headshots a few weeks ago, her bright open smile was a perfect compliment to her customer service profession. She was getting updated pro photos to accompany a recent article she wrote on Shaping the Customer Experience (click here for article)
The immediate first impression is someone you can count on and trust, a person passionate about people and results as her LinkedIn profile says.
Later I was able to help put together a leadership team portrait session in just a few hours right in the convenience of the office.
Do you make a positive unforgettable business impression?
In fact, Princeton pschologists found that we make judgments about people within 100 milliseconds to seven seconds of meeting them. About the length of time you view a profile pictures as you scroll through the "people you may know" connection section on Linkedin.
Both Psychology Today and Donald Miller in his book Building a Storybrand have identified the importance of the ability to quickly recognize the expression on a strangers’ face and the intent- in essence, a good first impression was and still is a survival instinct!
A professional portrait that portrays the image that presents you in the best possible light is a must for creative businesses and successful entrepreneurs according to Peter Economy- a modern #professionalheadshot can immediately influence how well a business is perceived.
Invest in an image that will attract the right clients to your artistic or business endeavors!