Shaking hands is a globally accepted tradition in business and key to making a great first impressions and often the beginning of a relationship, however how you shake hands is often a deal breaker.
What makes a good handshake?
Here are handshaking best practices:
- Make eye contact
- Offer a Greeting
- Extend your right hand
- Firm — not bone-breaking — grip
- 2-5 seconds long
- Pump the hand once only
National Handshake Day
is celebrated annually on the last Thursday of June.
Any tips you’d like to share on what makes a great handshake?