Mingle Tip -Think of Everyone You Meet as Your Best Friend
(3) You will be more likable. Not that we should be trying too hard to be likable, but being at your best definitely can't hurt. Just don't try to fake it.
(4) Your best friend doesn't want to hear you kissing up to them. If you got all giddy and peppy trying to impress your best friend he would probably say something like “Come on, man. Cut the crap.” There is no need for pretense or sugar blowing with your best friend. Be real.
If you try this suggestion and the person doesn't respond well to you, don't worry about it. Hopefully you were able to relax and be your real self. Some people will like you, some won't. That's life. It's not worth worrying about.
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