How to Handshake for a Lasting Positive Impression

Handshaking is about as prevalent in the business world as pencil skirts, suits, and coffee.

A recent study suggests we outstretch our hands and shake other people’s hands to check out how they smell; researchers believe handshaking offers a socially acceptable way for humans to communicate by way of smell.

Whether we’re consciously aware of this or not, handshaking is universal—and there is such thing as a good shake and a bad one.

Check out the infographic below to learn how to hone your hand-shaking skills.

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